Recipe: Vanilla Quinoa Porridge

Perfect for those chilly winter mornings this is a beautiful balanced breakfast full of delicious flavours and super food goodness.
 
INGREDIENTS
1 cup of water
1 cup of coconut milk
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 star anise
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
1 cup of quinoa
2 tablespoons of honey
1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
1 handful of blueberries
1 banana, sliced
 
DIRECTIONS
Place water, coconut milk, cinnamon, star anise, vanilla and nutmeg in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Add the quinoa and simmer for approximately 15 minutes until the liquid is absorbed. Stir often to ensure the quinoa doesn’t stick to the bottom of the saucepan. Add the honey and walnuts and stir through.
 
Pour into four bowls and top with the blueberries and sliced banana.
 
Serves 4
Preparation 5 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes

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