A New Morning

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Why not try something different in your morning routine?

Quinoa is a great (and much more yummy) substitute for porridge!

Apricot, Cranberry and Pistachio Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed, drained (see note)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup pistachio kernels, coarsely chopped
  • Honey, to serve

Method

  1. Combine quinoa and 4 cups cold water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in milk, apricot and cranberries. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Stir in sugar.
  3. Spoon porridge into bowls. Sprinkle with pistachios. Drizzle with honey. Serve.

ENJOY

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