What did you have for breakfast this morning?
Try this filling and nutritious, high protein porridge to keep you satisfied and fueled with energy all morning long!
Banana Walnut Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge
• ¼ cup quinoa
• ½ cup water
• 1 banana
• ¼ cup of almond or rice milk
• 1 tsp. maple syrup
• Dash of cinnamon
• 1 Tbsp. crushed walnuts
• Handful of pomegranate seeds
Rinse quinoa under cold water in a fine mesh strainer until the water runs clear.
Add quinoa and water to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 2 minutes, then lower heat, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat, add half of the banana mixing, mashing and stirring it well with the quinoa. Save the other half and cut into slices to add on top.
Add almond milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, walnuts and enjoy!
Quinoa(pronounced keen-wa) is a seed that is cooked and eaten like a grain. The amazing thing about quinoa is that it contains all essential amino acids, making it a complete protein! Quinoa is a good source of fiber, B-vitamins, calcium, potassium, magnesium, tryptophan, selenium, as well as anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids!