Spiced Apple and Quinoa Porridge
A nutrient-dense way to kick off your day. Heart healthy, plant protein in quinoa helps keep us satisfied well into the lunch hour.
Makes 2 servings
- 1 Gala, Fuji or Courtland apple, diced, seeded but do not peel
- ½ cup quinoa, rinsed well
- 1 cup unsweetened oat, soy or almond milk
- Sea salt
- Ground cinnamon
- Ground ginger
- Ground nutmeg
- ½ cup lightly toasted walnuts
Step By Step Instructions:
Place cut apple and quinoa in a sauce pan with milk. Bring to a boil and add salt and a generous pinch of each of the spices. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until quinoa has absorbed all the liquid, about 17 minutes.
Serve hot, garnished with toasted nuts.
Cook’s Tip: This porridge is delicious year round so vary the fruit with apples and pears in the fall and berries in the spring and summer.