Banana Almond Breakfast Quinoa

I found my new favorite breakfast!!!!

No I’m serious.  I like this better than my steel cut oats!!

Crazy right?

And what’s even crazier is the fact that it’s with a grain that I just didn’t like when I tried it plain.

Isn’t that weird how that works?

You probably already know what the grain is based on the title, but I’ll tell you anyways.

It’s quinoa! (pronounced keen-wah).

I have been wanting to love quinoa so badly especially because it’s the only grain that’s a complete protein.

I just didn’t like that it tasted… plant-like… if that makes sense.

It just didn’t sit well with me for a breakfast

Until now 🙂

You are going to need

1. 1/2 cup quinoa

2. 1 cup almond milk

3. 1/4 cup whipped egg whites or 2 egg whites

4. 1 mashed ripe banana

5. vanilla, stevia, and cinnamon to taste

6. 1 tbsp homemade almond butter… or just regular almond butter.  I just threw some almonds in my vitamix and ground them for about 10 minutes.

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The night before soak your quinoa in your almond milk.  This pretty much just makes it so they’ll cook faster.

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When you’re ready to eat, put your mix in a sauce pan, and boil on medium-high heat.

While you are waiting for it to boil, whip up your egg whites

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Once your quinoa boils, allow to simmer on medium/ medium-low heat.  Add in your mashed banana and egg whites

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Keep stirring until there is no more white left, and it is as thick as you’d like it.

Finally, stir in your almond butter and sweeten to taste.

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The almond butter absolutely makes it.  It add that slight nutty flavor that’s to die for.

it’s so filling, and fluffy, and thick, and creamy, and just amazing 🙂

Question: Have you ever tried quinoa? If so, what’s your opinion on it?

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4 thoughts on “Banana Almond Breakfast Quinoa

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