The is a super healthy breakfast and a great alternative to oats. It’s gluten free, dairy free and infused with warming spices and honey. It’s one of our favourite ways to start a winters day. Summer in your neck of the woods? Then make it into a Quinoa Bircher. Yum!
Did you catch Guy’s cook-off with fellow YouTube chef Byron Talbot? He made a version of this recipe in a timed breakfast challenge. You watch the video here.
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- 2 cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 vanilla bean
- 1 star anise
- 2 cloves
- 1 cup Quinoa
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons almond meal
- Poached Pears to serve
Place water, cinnamon, vanilla, star anise and cloves in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer to infuse.
Add quinoa. Simmer for 12-15 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
Add coconut milk. Cook stirring, until almost all absorbed.
Add honey and almond meal. Stir through.
Serve with Poached Pears.