Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa

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My fascination with quinoa continues with week with my latest creation - Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa.

I have to say that this is my favourite breakfast quinoa combination to date, and I have already had it for breakfast several times. It is safe to say that I am big chocolate fan and to be honest, I can't really live without it (and why should I!) But I do want to find healthier alternatives. So when I made this recipe and tasted it for the first time, I knew that I was onto a winner.

My other favourite healthy chocolate recipes include Raw Bounty Bites, Raw Nutella Slice and Dairy Free Raspberry Ripe.

What is one food that you cannot live without? Let me know on Facebook or in the comments below.

Enjoy

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Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed (I used organic, white grain quinoa here)
  • 1 cup almond milk (or water for nut free version)
  • 1/2 banana, mashed plus extra slices for topping
  • 2 teaspoons cacao
  • 1 tablespoon honey or organic maple syrup

Method

  1. Bring almond milk (or water), quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan
  2. Turn heat to low and simmer, covered for 15 minutes, or until the water is fully absorbed
  3. Remove from heat
  4. Cover with a tea towel or napkin and rest for 5 minutes
  5. Add mashed banana, cacao and your sweetener and mix through well.
  6. Serve with sliced banana

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Ness is a qualified nutritionist, a life & wellness coach in-training, and a mother of two gorgeous and extremely energetic toddlers. She has created Becomingness, a health and wellness website, to help women achieve their health and wellness goals by providing accurate, accessible and attractive products and services that promote motivation, empowerment, self-belief and happiness. Come say hello and follow Ness on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest.

 

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