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Quinoa, for breakfast ?

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My breakfasts are usually quick, simple, fruity and tasty. Those are really my only requirements.

I often don’t allot enough time to make myself something extravagant in the mornings, but this often leads me to not eating until late morning or sometimes even lunch (I know, I should know better – not healthy).

By making sure to have a nutrient and proteinpacked breakfast, you’re literally “BREAKING THE FAST”.

Your body has been in a sort of starvation mode while you sleep. Your poor liver has been maintain your blood sugar all night (somewhere around 12 hours) of not eating for me normally, so eating a healthy morning meal is a way for you to flick the switch on your liver from ‘giver’ to ‘receiver’  … make sense?

That, and many many mannyyyyy others reasons is why I decided to try something new for breakky today!

The recipe was an adapted version of one from this book that I got for Chirstmas…

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I never really thought to eat Quinoa for breakfast – but then I questioned myself, WHY NOT?

It’s a complete protein, is gluten-free, has plenty of vitamins and minerals, energizing, nutrient dense, quick to cook and delicious too! Wow!

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Cook your quinoa (takes about 13 minutes total)

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Add in your fruits of choice, vanilla extract, cinnamon + nutmeg (or if you’re like me, pumpkin pie spice), maple syrup

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I didn’t get a picture of the finished product – but there ya have it!

How do you like YOUR quinoa !? Leave me a comment!

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