Cool Quinoa Porridge – 4 ways

Healthy Quinoa
Fuelling
Recovery
Body Fat
Servings: 1
Feeling adventurous – take your breakfast to the next level with these options. Now you can get the benefits of quinoa’s complete protein and essential fats to start your day.

Seeds and Spice

Delivers a super dose of Omega 3 to support brain, muscle and cardiovascular health

Ingredients

60g quinoa
225ml semi skimmed milk
1 pinch of cinnamon
Juice and zest of ½ lemon
Toppings
1 tsp pumpkin seeds
1 tsp. chia seeds
1 tsp. sesame seeds
1 tiny pinch ground cinnamon
1 tiny pinch ground nutmeg

Method

  1. Give the quinoa a good wash.
  2. Place the quinoa into a pan with the milk and cinnamon.
  3. Bring the quinoa to the boil and turn down to a gentle simmer. Allow to cook gently for 15 minutes or until the milk has been absorbed and is cooked through.
  4. Squeeze the lemon juice and add the lemon to the quinoa.
  5. Add selected topping to the quinoa and stir in with a spoon.

Apple, Date and Cherry

With over 30% of the RDA in fibre to support healthy intestines and range of B Vitamins for energy production, this a very balanced breakfast.

Ingredients

60g quinoa
225ml semi skimmed milk
1 pinch of cinnamon
Juice and zest of ½ lemon
Toppings
2 dates, stoned and chopped
3 fresh cherries, stoned and chopped
½ apple, cored and chopped
1 tiny pinch of ground cinnamon

Method

  1. Give the quinoa a good wash.
  2. Place the quinoa into a pan with the milk and cinnamon.
  3. Bring the quinoa to the boil and turn down to a gentle simmer. Allow to cook gently for 15 minutes or until the milk has been absorbed and is cooked through.
  4. Squeeze the lemon juice and add the lemon to the quinoa.
  5. Add selected topping to the quinoa and stir in with a spoon.

Copenhagen Style

Adding some class to breakfast time. Delivering over 80% RDA in Folic Acid, but also a big serving of copper, to support the immune system

Ingredients

60g quinoa
225ml semi skimmed milk
1 pinch of cinnamon
Juice and zest of ½ lemon
Toppings
¼ pomegranate seeds
1 tbsp. cocoa nibs
1 tiny pinch ground cinnamon
1 tsp. maple syrup

Method

  1. Give the quinoa a good wash.
  2. Place the quinoa into a pan with the milk and cinnamon.
  3. Bring the quinoa to the boil and turn down to a gentle simmer. Allow to cook gently for 15 minutes or until the milk has been absorbed and is cooked through.
  4. Squeeze the lemon juice and add the lemon to the quinoa.
  5. Add selected topping to the quinoa and stir in with a spoon.

Mango, Coconut and Passion Fruit

Bringing back the memories of summer. Not just great tasting, it provides nearly half your day's Vitamin C, as well all the benefits of polyunsaturated (good) fats.

Ingredients

60g quinoa
225ml semi skimmed milk
1 pinch of cinnamon
Juice and zest of ½ lemon
Toppings
¼ mango (roughly chopped)
1/2 passion fruit (seeds only)
1 tbsp. dried coconut flakes
1 tsp. pistachio nuts (roughly chopped)

Method

  1. Give the quinoa a good wash.
  2. Place the quinoa into a pan with the milk and cinnamon.
  3. Bring the quinoa to the boil and turn down to a gentle simmer. Allow to cook gently for 15 minutes or until the milk has been absorbed and is cooked through.
  4. Squeeze the lemon juice and add the lemon to the quinoa.
  5. Add selected topping to the quinoa and stir in with a spoon.
James Collins, in the kitchen

The following recipe has been produced in James' test kitchen. Devised by James and his team of chefs for everyone wanting to optimise their diet on a daily basis. Special thanks to chef Omar Meziane for his work on this collection.

Whether ‘fuelling’ to maintain energy levels, ‘recovering’ after a hard workout, or reducing body fat, each of these options takes less than 15 minutes!

Our chefs pride themselves on using the latest innovative ingredients backed by science.

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