How to Cook Quinoa Breakfast Porridge With Almond Milk

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Looking for something new to try for breakfast? This porridge is delicious, healthy, and easy to make. Bonus- it is vegan and gluten free.

Looking for something new to try for breakfast? This porridge is delicious, healthy, and easy to make. Bonus- it is vegan and gluten free.

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The main ingredients are quinoa and almond milk.

The main ingredients are quinoa and almond milk.

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I browned 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa for about 7 minutes over medium heat. Make sure to stir frequently so it does not burn! You just want to toast it a little.

I browned 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa for about 7 minutes over medium heat. Make sure to stir frequently so it does not burn! You just want to toast it a little.

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I added about 1/4 tsp of pumpkin spice and a dash of nutmeg to the quinoa while I browned it. You could add cinnamon. (I didn't have any.) This is the part where your kitchen starts to smell amazing!

I added about 1/4 tsp of pumpkin spice and a dash of nutmeg to the quinoa while I browned it. You could add cinnamon. (I didn't have any.) This is the part where your kitchen starts to smell amazing!

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After the quinoa is browned, add 2 cups of unsweetened almond milk.

After the quinoa is browned, add 2 cups of unsweetened almond milk.

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Add 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract. Use real vanilla, not that fake vanilla "flavored" stuff.

Add 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract. Use real vanilla, not that fake vanilla "flavored" stuff.

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I didn't have any brown sugar, so I added a little maple syrup. (Real maple, not maple "flavored" syrup. With all due respect to Mrs. Buttersworth, you don't want to know what is in that stuff.)

I didn't have any brown sugar, so I added a little maple syrup. (Real maple, not maple "flavored" syrup. With all due respect to Mrs. Buttersworth, you don't want to know what is in that stuff.)

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It will seem like I told you to add too much milk. Chill out. I did not. It is 2 cups of almond milk for 3/4 cup of quinoa. It is suppose to look like that. It will cook down.

It will seem like I told you to add too much milk. Chill out. I did not. It is 2 cups of almond milk for 3/4 cup of quinoa. It is suppose to look like that. It will cook down.

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After it comes to a boil, REDUCE HEAT TO LOW, cover, and cook for about 45 minutes or until it is porridge-y. Open the lid and stir a couple of times while cooking.

After it comes to a boil, REDUCE HEAT TO LOW, cover, and cook for about 45 minutes or until it is porridge-y. Open the lid and stir a couple of times while cooking.

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I tasted it while it was cooking and decided it needed a little something. So I threw in a little Vanilla Al'Mondo Super Protein. If you happen to have some in your fridge, I highly recommend it.

I tasted it while it was cooking and decided it needed a little something. So I threw in a little Vanilla Al'Mondo Super Protein. If you happen to have some in your fridge, I highly recommend it.

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It is done when it looks like this. See? Porridge-y.

It is done when it looks like this. See? Porridge-y.

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It is delicious all by itself.

It is delicious all by itself.

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It is better if you add a little fruit and chopped almonds.  Enjoy!

It is better if you add a little fruit and chopped almonds. Enjoy!

Ingredients

¾ Cups Quinoa 
2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk 
¼ Teaspoons Pumpkin pie spice 
1 Pinch Nutmeg 
¾ Teaspoons Vanilla extract 
1 Pinch Salt 
¼ Cups Odwalla Vanilla Al'Mondo Super Protein 
1 Teaspoon Pure maple syrup 
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