Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa Porridge

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Quinoa is often thought of as a grain, but its actually a seed. It is gluten free, and often used in salads, but it can also be cooked as hot oat free porridge.

Quinoa porridge cooked
Delicious quinoa porridge

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
Makes: 2 serves

1 and a 1/4 cup of almond milk
1/2 cup of water
Pinch of salt
2 teaspoons of cacao powder
1/2 cup raw quinoa
2 teaspoons of honey
1 banana mashed
1 tablespoon of walnuts

Rinse quinoa through a fine mesh strainer, this will stop the seeds from going down the drain.
Once quinoa is washed, bring to the boil in a small pot.

Quinoa cooking in milk
Bring to the boil with milk and water

Once boiling, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook stirring occasionally until all the liquid has been absorbed. (About 10-15 minutes)

Porridge simmering
Porridge simmering

Remove quinoa from the stove and transfer into two serving.
Mix in the mashed banana, cacao and honey.
Chop walnuts and place half on top of each. Serve and enjoy warm.

Porridge simmering
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