Toasted Quinoa Porridge Recipe With Almond Butter And Berries

Plenty of goodness to start the day with this deliciously creamy and nourishing quinoa porridge from Eleanor Ozich

Top this creamy quinoa porridge with berries, kiwifruit and chopped almonds. Picture / Supplied

Melt in your mouth quinoa porridge made extraordinarily creamy with coconut oil, almond butter and homemade cashew milk. I added sweetness here with a touch of cinnamon, vanilla bean, and glistening fruit. This recipe is lusciously nourishing, just as porridge should be.

Serves 2

1 cup white quinoa
3 cups cashew milk*
3 Tbsp almond butter
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
A pinch of sea salt
*Almond, coconut or regular milk works fine also.

To serve
A handful of roughly chopped almonds
Sliced kiwifruit
Fresh or frozen berries, thawed
Pure maple syrup to sweeten (optional)

1. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa, cashew milk, almond butter, cinnamon, vanilla, and sea salt, and bring to a gentle boil.

2. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer, whilst stirring occasionally, until creamy and thick, about 15 -20 minutes.

3. Remove from heat, and pour in to serving bowls. Decorate with fresh fruit, and sprinkle the almonds on top.

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