Decadent Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast - Vegan and Gluten-Free
Creamy, sweet, and nutty, this quinoa breakfast is packed with protein, minerals, and antioxidants to kick-start your day.
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 2 tsp raw cacao powder
- 1 oz vegan dark chocolate chopped
- 2 tsp organic raw honey replace with 2 tbsp agave nectar for the vegan version
- 2 tsp chia seeds
- 1/8 tsp sea salt
- Toasted nuts pecan, hazelnuts, almonds and coconut flakes (or chopped coconut flesh) to garnish
Place quinoa and water in a pan over medium heat and bring to boil; cover with a lid and let simmer for 15 minutes, until all the water is absorbed.
Turn the heat low, add coconut milk, honey, chia seeds and cacao powder, and mix to combine.
Transfer into serving bowls, garnish with toasted nuts, chocolate and coconut flakes and serve warm.