Breakfast Desserts and Snacks

Protein packed oatless porridge

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OK so I could eat oatmeal like every day of my life, and actually that is mostly true (except for the past few weeks, we have been on a waffle craze!). But otherwise I think I have been eating oatmeal like every day for the last 7 years, No JOKE!

But…. it is nice to change it up every once in a while! So when GoGO Quinoa shared some of their amazing products with me I was up for the challenge of incorporating some of them into some of my staple recipes! Actually I wish I came up with this recipe a few years back when my son was reacting to oats. This oat-less recipe is perfect as a change to the normal oats for breakfast or if you are sensitive to oats. An the bonus is that it is SUPER packed with protein. Perfect after a morning workout or to keep you full and satisfied for a long day!

Hope you enjoy the recipe as much as we did, and don’t forget to share your creations with me if you try this recipe. I love and very much appreciate any comments or feedbacks you guys have!

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A hearty protein rich breakfast filled with healthy fats and packed with vitamin C. Perfect to refuel you<br /> after a morning workout or to keep you energized for your work day.

Ingredients

    Granola:
  • 1/4 cup GoGo Quinoa red lentil flakes
  • 1/4 cup GoGO Quinoa quinoa flakes
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 2 tbs chia seeds
  • 2 tbs flax seeds
  • 2 tbs hemp seeds
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • Strawberry Chia Jam:

  • 1 cup ripe strawberries, quartered
  • 2 tbs chia seeds
  • 2
  • 3 tbs maple syrup, depending on how sweet you like your jam.
  • Oatless Porridge:

  • 1/3 cup of GoGo Quinoa quinoa flakes
  • 1/3 cup of GoGO Quinoa red lentil flakes
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • dash of salt

Directions

    Granola (make ahead of time)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together all the ingredients for the granola except the maple syrup. Mix well.
  3. Add in the maple syrup in and stir until well combined.
  4. Place granola onto a lined or lightly oiled baking sheet. Press down with your hands. Granola should
  5. be slightly sticky and will stick together.
  6. Place into oven for 10 minutes. Watch carefully and remove if it starts to turn dark brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool. Transfer to a glass jar for storage. Will last 2 weeks out of the
  8. fridge.

    Strawberry Jam (make ahead of time)

  9. In a medium saucepan add in all the strawberries and cook on medium heat until the strawberries
  10. start releasing their juices.
  11. Turn down and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Add in maple syrup and cook for another 2 minutes.
  12. Remove from heat and add in the chia seeds and mix until well combined. Transfer to a glass jar and
  13. refrigerate for at least 1 hour. You can eat it at this point but it may be runny.

    Oatless porridge

  14. In a small bowl add in the quinoa and lentil flakes and salt. Mix then pour over the boiling water.
  15. Cover and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  16. Top the porridge with the granola and any fruit you desire.
  17. Enjoy!

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