Quinoa Flake Porridge with Chia Blueberry Jam

Updated: Dec 17, 2019

Quinoa Flake Porridge with Chia Blueberry Jam
General Information
  • TypeBreakfast
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSweet
  • Estimated Time5 Minutes
  • Yield2 servings

Ingredients

  • Quinoa Flakes
    Quinoa Flakes
  • Water
    Water
  • Maple Syrup
    Maple Syrup
  • Chia Blueberry Jam
    Chia Blueberry Jam
  • Mango
    Mango
  • Pistachio
    Pistachio
  • 1 cup of Quinoa Flakes
  • 1 cup of Whole Milk (or non-dairy)
  • 1 1/2 cups of Water
  • 2 teaspoons of Maple Syrup (for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons of Chia Blueberry Jam (or any other jam)
  • 1/2 Mango (cubed; for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons of Pistachio (crushed; for garnish)

Directions

This quinoa flake porridge is a delicious idea for a quick and healthy breakfast. It will be on your plate in less than 5 minutes and will fill your body with essential nutrients. Starting your day with protein, like quinoa, has been shown to help curb the appetite and help maintain proper weight. When accompanied with homemade, antioxidant-rich chia blueberry jam, this quinoa porridge also provides dietary fiber that will help regulate bowel functions.

  1. In a saucepan, mix together the quinoa flakes, milk, and water. Cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.(3 minutes)
  2. Transfer into two bowls, top it with chia blueberry jam, drizzle it with maple syrup, and garnish with mango and pistachios. Enjoy!(2 minutes)

When it comes to favorite toppings, sky is the limit. You can garnish your quinoa flake porridge with any fruits you have on hand, fresh or dried. Some good ideas include bananas, strawberries, raspberries, or pears. For some crunchiness, add almonds, walnuts, cacao nibs, or chia!