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Quinoa Flake Porridge

with seeds to aid digestion and natural detoxification

A quick nutrient-dense breakfast complete with plant-based protein, magnesium, folate, iron, b vitamins, fibre and omegas.  Quinoa is high in protein. An important part of a balanced plant-based diet as quinoa has all the essential amino acids vital for building healthy bodies, hormones, muscles, neurotransmitters, immune system functions, blood sugar level regulation and so much more…   

 

Quinoa flakes are naturally gluten-free, high in protein, easier to digest and quicker to make than oats.  Quinoa is sustainably grown in Australia by Three Farmers Quinoa and in Colorado US by White Mountain Farm grown in Essex UK and available through Hodmedod’s

  • Servesmakes 1 cup
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Plant Protein

    Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

  • Prebiotic Insoluble Fibre

    A prebiotic is an insoluble food fibre for beneficial gut bacteria.  Eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods helps us maintain a healthy-gut-flora and microbiome.  Inulin is a type of insoluble plant carbohydrate that is a prebiotic food source.

    Prebiotic Foods include;
    Chicory Root, Dandelion greens, Jerusalem artichoke, Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Asparagus, Banana, Blueberries, Seaweed, Apples, Jicama, Yacon Root, Burdock root, Shitake Mushrooms, Barley, Oats, Wheat bran, Legumes, Beans, Peas, Raw Cacao, Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, Honey, 

  • Digestion

    Digestion is an important part of our nutrient absorption & natural detoxification. Recipes have ingredients that support the digestive system.

  • Hormone Balancing

    Eating foods rich in certain vitamins minerals & phytonutrients can help balance our bodies hormones and endocrine system which affect our adrenal, thyroid, reproductive health.

    Hormonal imbalances may cause a wide variety of different symptoms from fatigue, mood swings, brain fog, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, weight loss, food cravings, skin + hair + nail health, muscle weakness or pain, inflammation, dryness, infertility, 

    Foods that can help with balancing hormones;

    Leafy Greens & Root Vegetables - high in antioxidants
    Nuts - walnuts, brazil nuts,
    Seeds - flax, hemp, chia, pumpkin, sunflower, 
    Whole Grains
    Legumes
    Wild-caught Omega 3 rich fish like Salmon
    Coconut Oil - Medium Triglyercide
    Seaweeds & Nettles, Parsley, Dandelions
    Medicinal Herbs like Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Maca, Triphala, Licorice, Adaptogens

    Omega 3's, Iodine, Selenium, Vitamin B's & D, Digestive enzymes, bitters, 

    Probiotic and prebiotic foods
    Anti-inflammatory Foods
    Clean water
    Organic & low toxic foods, body & household products


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Ingredients

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  • ¼ cup quinoa flakes
  • ¾ cup water | milk
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed | linseed - gnd
  • 1 tbsp hemp heart seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp raw honey | maple - optional

Method

 

Quinoa Flake Porridge with Super Seeds

 

IN A BOWL or mug, mix quinoa flakes + boiling water or milk and stir. 

 

ADD the seeds and stir again. *Rest a few minutes as the mixture absorbs liquid and softens, then stir again.  If too thick for you, add more water, stirring 1 tbsp at a time.

 

SERVE warm as is or drizzled with raw honey or maple syrup.

 


Serving Ideas
stir in our Super Seed Mix or add other nuts and seeds like pumpkin, sunflower and walnut.
top with fresh or frozen berries.
stir in a grated apple or apple sauce.
top with Millet Munch Cereal
top with chopped apple, pears, banana, orange or any fruit you like.
top with Pumpkin Spiced Tahini Granola

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

SWAP SEEDS you can add individually as per the recipe or use 3 tbsp of our Super Seeds Mix.

 

SWAP QUINOA FLAKES for quick oats, rolled oats, oat bran or a combination.

 

QUINOA FLAKES are made by rolling quinoa seeds into flakes, similar to making rolled oats.  Quinoa flakes are more expensive than rolled oat; they are higher in protein. 

 

GRIND flaxseed | linseed in batches and store in the fridge or freezer to maintain the freshness of volatile oils.

 

ALTERNATIVE FOR OATS Great for people who cannot eat rolled oats to tr,y as some can often eat quinoa flakes.

 

INTRODUCING FOOD to children quinoa flakes have a much softer texture and more protein than rolled oats.

 

STORE hemp hearts in the fridge or freezer to maintain the freshness of volatile oils.

 

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