How To Make A Killer Healthy Blueberry & Walnut Quinoa Porridge
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- Written by: Jillian Lai Mei Siew
Packed with antioxidants, fibre, vitamins and minerals, quinoa boasts many health benefits.
A great source of heart-healthy mono-saturated fat (oleic acid) and omega-3 fatty acid (a-linolenic acid), it has immune-boosting anti-oxidant phytonutrients like flavonoids.
Blueberries are also immune-boosting superfoods. Their flavonoids help reduce damage to cells and boost your immune system.
In addition, blueberries have plenty of vitamins, including vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, dietary fibre, and manganese.
Walnuts are packed with protein, anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats, antioxidant vitamin E, immune- strengthening vitamin B6 and copper. All these nutrients are essential for a healthy immune system.
This super start to the day is a delicious alternative to oat porridge. If you don’t have almond milk, any milk is fine.
- cup almond milk
- ½ cup quinoa
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 2-3 drops vanilla essence
- Tablespoons fresh blueberries 10-12 walnuts, chopped flaxseeds (optional)
- Maple syrup (optional)
Rinse quinoa and drain. Place almond milk and quinoa into a small sauce pan and bring to a
Add cinnamon and Reduce to a simmer and cook about 15 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed. Watch the pot carefully and stir often so it doesn’t boil over.
When ready to eat, stir in walnuts and You can serve sprinkled with flaxseeds and a drizzle of maple syrup.