Here’s a great way to “recycle” leftover cooked quinoa into a delicious breakfast dish. This quinoa porridge tastes similar to oatmeal. It’s full of good protein and whole grains to start your day right. You can easily modify this recipe by adding your favorite ingredients. Just think of your favorite version of oatmeal and then use those additions to make your version of this quinoa breakfast dish.
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tbsp dried fruit
- 1 tbsp nuts (optional)
Pour the quinoa, milk and honey into a microwave safe bowl. Heat them for 1 to 2 minutes until nice and warm. Stir until all the honey is dissolved and incorporated into your quinoa porridge. Stir in the dried fruit and nuts.
By the way, here are some tips on how to prepare quinoa in the first place. You can cook up a big batch and store it in the fridge to be used in simple recipes with cooked quinoa like this one.
Dried Fruit – raisins, cranberry, banana chips, dried apple, chopped date etc.
Nuts – Almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, macademia nuts, cashews etc.
You can also add various spices like cinnamon or cardamon to your quinoa porridge. Adding dried or fresh apple chunks and a good dash of cinnamon will result in a delicious quinoa apple cinnamon breakfast dish that’s very similar to it’s oatmeal cousin.
Ready for more quinoa tips and recipes, I recommend you get a copy of this ebook to learn more. It’s called “The Complete Guide to Cooking With Quinoa“.
It’s packed full of delicious recipes for anything from soups and stews to salads, stir fries and even dessert.