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Toasted and Spiced Coconut Quinoa Porridge

Toasted and Spiced Coconut Quinoa Porridge


This is one of my favorite easy breakfasts. I can make a batch and eat it for days. It has a slight sweetness with a hearty texture, and the warming spices feel comforting to me. 





One of the other things that I love about this porridge is how it melds with every fresh fruit, nut, and topping I have tried with it! It is like a tasty little pallet waiting to be painted!




Toasted and spiced coconut quinoa porridge.


    •    1 cup uncooked quinoa 

    •    2/3 cup coconut milk

    •    1 1/2 cup water

    •    2 tablespoons coconut sugar, brown sugar, maple,  or honey ( your choice of sweetener

    •    1 teaspoon vanilla

    •    1/8 teaspoon sea salt

    •    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

    •    1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom 

    •    Sliced fruit of your choice berries, banana, pear, citrus

    •    Chopped nuts of your choice (I like toasted) almonds, pecans, hazelnuts, cashews

    •    Milk of your choice for serving, coconut, almond, cashew, or cow's


Toast the quinoa in the bottom of your dry pan for 1-2 minutes, over low heat, tossing          occasionally.

Add coconut milk, water, sugar, vanilla, salt and spices to saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 15 minutes. Turn heat off and let sit for 5 minutes.

Spoon into serving bowls and top with nuts, fruit and milk of choice.


I hope you enjoy!


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