Quinoa porridge with cashew milk and berries

Quinoa flakes are a great substitute for porridge oats and provide a high protein start to the day. Cashew nuts make a really creamy alternative to dairy milk and it is quick and easy to make using a high-speed blender. Berries are low in sugar and packed with antioxidants that may help to fight inflammation, adding cinnamon can also help to regulate our blood sugar and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds gives your immune system one of it’s key nutrients – zinc.

Votes: 0
Rating: 0
You:
Rate this recipe!
Servings
Ingredients
Quinoa porridge
Topping
Servings
Ingredients
Quinoa porridge
Topping
Votes: 0
Rating: 0
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Drain the cashews then blend with fresh water and a pinch of salt, the general rule is 1 part nuts to 3 parts water, this should be enough for a few days. Add one or two dates to sweeten and a teaspoon of cinnamon. If the milk is too thick, use more water or if you prefer it thicker, use less.
  2. Use a small saucepan or add the quinoa flakes directly to a bowl combined with the cashew milk and gently heat or microwave for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add mixed berries, pumpkin seeds and a dash more milk if needed.
Recipe Notes

Tip - to mix things up, you can replace the berries with a small chopped banana or switch pumpkin seeds with walnuts for those all-important omega 3 fats. If you’re planning on quinoa for lunch, this recipe works equally as well with regular porridge oats.  

Want more recipes? See all our anti-inflammatory breakfast recipes


A Nutritionist in your pocket

Get all the tools you need to blend your healthy new eating habits with your lifestyle in a fun and easy way, all packaged into our beautiful iPhone app.


Nutritionist app

Leave A Reply

Navigate