Blackberry compote with quinoa porridge

Madeleine Shaw / 07 January 2016

Madeleine Shaw's recipe for a healthy and nutritious breakfast of quinoa porridge with blackberry compote.

Cooking time

20 minutes

Serves

1



Ingredients

  • 100g blackberries
  • 300ml of almond milk
  • 80g of quinoa
  • 1 apple
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2tbsp of honey
  • 2tbsp of natural yogurt or coconut yogurt
  • 1tbsp of goji berries

Method

Wash the quinoa in a sieve. Place it in a pot with the almond milk, cinnamon and vanilla extract, bring to a boil then let it cook for 15 minutes.

Zest and juice the lemon.

While this is cooking place the blackberries, honey, a quarter of the lemon zest and half the juice in a small pot. Bring to the boil then simmer for 10 minutes breaking down the blackberries with the back of the spoon so you form a compote.

Just before everything is ready julienne or cut your apple into thin slithers.

Serve with the porridge with a couple tbsp. of compote, apple, yogurt and goji berries.

Our thanks to Seasonalberries.co.uk for providing this recipe.

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