quinoa coconut porridge

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk  + more for drizzling
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon OR 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 ripe banana, divided
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios, chopped and toasted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes

In a small pot, bring quinoa, cinnamon/vanilla (if using) and coconut milk to a boil, then simmer on low heat until all liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender (about 10-15 minutes). Add a little more coconut milk or water if the liquid is absorbed to quickly and the quinoa note done yet. Cut the banana in half, mash one half and stir into the cooked quinoa. Transfer quinoa banana mixture to a breakfast bowl or plate. Drizzle some more coconut milk over the quinoa. Chop the other half banana. Sprinkle over the quinoa along with the chopped pistachios and coconut flakes. Serve immediately.

Source: Anja’s Food 4 Thought

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