You've heard of oatmeal for breakfast but have you ever thought of quinoa as a morning protein boost?
Yields 2 servings | Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes
1 cup uncooked quinoa 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk 1/4 tsp Kosher salt 1 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder Optional: Handful of dark chocolate chips 1/2 banana, sliced Handful of berries Cinnamon, for garnish
1. Combine almond and coconut milks in a saucepan and heat to a boil.
2. Once boiling, add salt and quinoa. Stir to combine. Turn heat down and simmer for about 10-15 mins (or when quinoa has soaked up all the milk,) stirring occasionally. 3. Remove from heat and add maple syrup and cocoa powder. Mix well. 4. Distribute quinoa from the saucepan into two bowls evenly. Add optional toppings... whatever makes you happy (shredded coconut, almonds, etc.) 5. Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!