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Quinoa and Chia Porridge with Stone Fruits


This quinoa, chia porridge recipe from Tales of a Kitchen is to die for! A delicious, healthy meal for the morning to get you energized for the day ahead!


Quinoa and Chia Porridge With Stone Fruits:

Author: Chris

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Total time: 20 mins

Serves: 2- 4

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups quinoa

  • 2 cups almond milk (or your favorite nut milk)

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 5 TBSP chia seeds

  • 1 TBSP coconut butter (optional)

  • 2 TBSP sweetener of choice (raw honey, maple syrup)

  • pinch sea salt

  • 1 ’empty’ vanilla pod (after I scrape the vanilla seeds and use them in whatever recipes, I keep the pods and use them to flavor porridge like this or other liquids)

  • pinch ground cinnamon

  • 3 green cardamom pods

  • 3 slices of fresh turmeric (or 1/2 tsp ground turmeric)

  • a handful of currants (or raisins)

  • 1/3 fresh peach, roughly sliced/chopped

  • 1/3 fresh nectarine, roughly sliced/chopped

  • Toppings: the rest of the fresh peach and fresh nectarine, plus fresh figs, coconut flakes, almonds, fresh thyme

Instructions:

  1. Add all the ingredients for the porridge to a pot and place on medium to low heat.

  2. Bring to a boil and turn down the heat to the minimum.

  3. Simmer until cooked, covered, stirring every now and then and making sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom (a small cast iron casserole is good for this).

  4. Once ready, add the toppings and serve warm.


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