CHOCOLATE & PEAR QUINOA PORRIDGE

Photo: @bakerworld

Porridge with a twist, instead of oats @yolandanaturally recommends the protein packed quinoa. Ideal to prepare at the weekend and have ready for the wee ahead. Can be eaten warm or cold. Though we prefer it warmed.

INGREDIENTS

Quinoa (1 cup) – your preference oncolour.Werecommendmixed. Almond milk (2 cups) – unsweetened. Cocoa (2tbsp) – unsweetened. Cinnamon (1tsp)
Ginger grated (1tsp)
Orange zest (1 large) – wash before zesting
Natural sweetener (2tbsp) – maple syrup, raw honey are our favourites

STEP 1
Preheat oven to 180c. Slicepearsinhalfandremovecore. Place skin side up on a baking tray and roast for 35 minutes or until soft.

STEP 2:
Rinse quinoa well and lightly toast in saucepan over a medium heat.

STEP 3:
Add almond milk, cinnamon, orange zest and ginger to pan.
Bring to boil and reduce to a simmer until the liquid has almost been absorbed and the quinoa has a soft consistency.

STEP 4:
Remove from heat and stir in cocoa and honey/maple syrup.

STEP 5:
Serve into a bowl and add some slices of the pears.


Store in fridge for 3 days in an airtight container.