Creamy Quinoa Porridge with Coconut Milk and Spices
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Creamy quinoa is gently spiced and sweetened for a breakfast cereal.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 2
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 tablespoon live culture addition, such as kombucha, raw apple cider vinegar, yogurt, kefir, etc.
  • ½ cup full fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar ( or sweetener of choice)
  • ⅛-1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon, opt.
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, opt.
  1. -24 hours beforehand, combine the warm water with the quinoa and live culture addition. Cover and keep in a warm place.
  2. Rinse quinoa really well in a fine sieve.
  3. Place quinoa with the coconut milk, water, sweetener, and optional spices in a small pan, and bring to a simmer over high heat.
  4. Turn heat to low, and cover. Cook for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Serve with your choice of toppings such as nuts, berries, milk, coconut milk, coconut flakes, coconut sugar, maple syrup, etc.
Recipe by The Nourishing Gourmet at