A Nordic inspired, healthy way to begin the day, this just right, full grain hot cereal is a tasty way to eat more fiber, lower cholesterol and help keep New Year’s resolutions.
Ingredients1 cup quinoa, rinsed & drained in cold water Pinch sea salt 1 pear, peeled, cored & diced 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1/4 cup sliced almonds Blueberries, raspberries, or other fruit MAPLE SYRUP
- Pour 2 cups cold water, quinoa and salt into a small pot. Bring to a boil, lower to temperature to simmer, cover pot, and cook for 15 minutes.
- In a small skillet, toast the almonds over medium low heat. Remove from heat and reserve.
- Add almond milk, chia seeds & flax seeds to the porridge.
- Scoop the porridge into bowls, sprinkle with almonds and fruit, and pass the maple syrup and a small of almond milk at the table.
Any quinoa works, but tri-color quinoa makes a more intriguing looking finished cereal. Oat milk, while difficult to find, is a tasty substitution for the almond milk. Apples or other seasonal fruit may be substituted for the pear.