"quinchia" Hot Cereal

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READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by DETOXwithTARA

This quick and easy hot cereal has amazing protein and endurance packed into the tiny chia seeds and ancient quinoa grain (gluten free of course). Great for a long day ahead, where intellectual or physical endurance must chase away the natural propulsion to eat toxic carry out, and drink kidney stressing coffee...instead opt for these ancient secrets of the natural running Mayan warriors who munched on chia seeds as they traveled to villages days away...Quinoa: 5g of protein per 1/4c dry (1/2c cooked), chia seeds co2tbsp of chia seeds contains 4.4 g of protein, they contain all nine amino acids-a complete protein! Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, and the scent alone enhances brain function-take that $5 mocha latte! Chia seeds may be added about 5-10 mins before eating so they may transform from ugly little black ducklings into beautiful tapioca-like pearls!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour in water, cinnamon stick, and quinoa into small pot, bring to boil. (I add a tablespoon of coconut oil-but not necessary) Quinoa is done when it becomes slightly translucent and the germ ring becomes visible around the grain.
  2. Mix in 6 tbsp chia seeds. Let cool at least 5 mins so you don't burn your tongue, and chia seeds have time to work their magic.
  3. Serve and top with coconut milk or nut milk, cinnamon, apples or jarred peaches, or other LOW GI fruit. *without fruit is just fine, too!

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