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Gluten Free Honey Quinoa

Quinoa is one of those products you can do all sorts with for breakfast, I love it with berries, but if you love honey too this one is certainly a winner. It is very sweet so idea for those with a sweet tooth! It works well topped with pretty much any fruit to make a very filling alternative to porridge.

Added 22nd September 2015
Updated 4 weeks ago
Recipe by Alison Wheatley

This recipe is...

  • Low Calorie Low Calorie
  • Low Fat Low Fat
  • Low Sugar Low Sugar
  • Slimming World Friendly Slimming World Friendly
  • Vegetarian Vegetarian

Ingredients

300ml soya milk (or coconut if you want to make soya free)
120g quinoa
1tsp honey
Fruit of choice
  • Preparation Time: 5 Mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 Mins
  • This recipe makes 2 servings

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. Heat the milk in a saucepan until not quite boiling, add in the quinoa.

2. Reduce the heat of the hob to low and allow the quinoa to cook and absorb the milk, stir in the milk after about 10 mins so all the flavour to seep into the quinoa. The quinoa is done with the grain has "popped" and appears to look like a circle with a ring around compared to its solid sphere shape when raw, it takes about 15-20 minutes to reach this stage.

3. Pour out the quinoa into a bowl, if you wish you can add a tad more milk to make if you prefer a runnier texture. Top with whatever fruit you desire, we find berries, pomegranate or a mixture of winter fruits all work well.

Nutritional Information (Per serving (without fruit))

Calories Carbs Fibre Fat Sugar Protein
280 45g 4g 6g 3g 13g

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