Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Quinoa Porridge With Caramelized Banana


This is a super easy recipe you can make with leftover cooked quinoa. It's a filling breakfast and an excellent post workout recovery meal. You get your carbs, protein, and sugar (from honey) to help build and repair your muscles.  The sugar from the honey will bring your blood sugar back up. During an intense workout it can drop very low. It can also provide energy for the rest of your day.

Quinoa Porridge With Caramelized Banana
Gluten Free & Refined Sugar Free

Ingredients:

Quinoa Porridge

1 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
2 tablespoon PB2
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Caramelized Banana 

1 teaspoon butter
1 small banana, sliced
sprinkle of cinnamon

To make:

In a small sauce pan with heat on low, add milk, PB2, honey and cinnamon. 
Whisk well to incorporate.
Add cooked quinoa and gently mix well. 
Continue to stir every few minutes until porridge is hot.
While the porridge is cooking, you can caramelize the banana.
In a small pan, heat on medium, melt butter. 
Add sliced banana and sprinkle of cinnamon. 
Cook for about a minutes on each side.
Transfer porridge to bowl and top with caramelized banana.
Enjoy :)