Jessica's Engergy-Sustaining Quinoa Breakfast Bowl!
Posted: Mar 07 2015
Our Favourite And Most Trusted Nutritionist, Jessica Morris (CNP, BA), Has Shared Her Recipe For An Energy-Sustaining Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with The Chic Canuck!
Move over oatmeal! This energy-sustaining quinoa breakfast bowl recipe is what you really want! Here Jessica Morris, CNP, shares how to turn a plain bowl of quinoa into a healthy, delicious breakfast or snack. Did we mention this power bowl is gluten-free, grain free, sugar free, vegan, nutrient dense, and antioxidant-packed? What are you waiting for!
~2 cups of cooked Quinoa
~1/2 cup Walnuts
~1/2 tsp Cinnamon
~1/2 cup Fresh Blueberries
~6 drops of liquid Stevia (NOW brand recommended)
*Add you favorite dairy free milk alternative (almond milk, coconut milk).
Cook quinoa in water in a 2:1 ratio of 2 cups water to 1 cup dry quinoa. Once cooked, add a tablespoon of MCT oil or coconut oil to the warm quinoa and stir. Add all other ingredients to pot and mix. Serve and dig in!
Quinoa: High in quality protein (complete protein), great source of Riboflavin, gluten free, high sorce of fiber, magnesium and copper.
Cinnamon: Anti-clotting, anti-bacterial, fiber, iron and calcium.
Coconut Oil: Anti-microbial, burns fat, great for skin health.
Blueberries: High in antioxidants, high in fiber, high in vitamin K.
Walnuts: High in Omega-3 fatty acids, high in vitamin E, anti-inflammatory, high in Manganese.
Stevia: Sugar-free, anti-bacterial, carb-free, no calories, natural!