A mix of fresh fruit and super-charged grains makes this vegan superfood porridge the perfect energy-boosting start to the day.
SERVES 4 // COOKING TIME 30 min
1 cup quinoa
4 tbsp chia seeds
¼ tsp salt
1 tin coconut milk
1½ cups water
2 tbsp sweetener of choice
½ pawpaw, chopped
½ cup blueberries
1 kiwi, chopped
¼ cup coconut flakes, toasted
1. Add the quinoa and chia seeds to a pot over medium heat. Mix in the salt, coconut milk and water.
2. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 10–15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Add the honey and cook for another 5 minutes.
4. Dish the porridge up into bowls and top with the fresh fruit and coconut flakes.
Recipe & styling: Kate Turner
Photography: Andreas Eiselen // HMimages.co.za
Need something for when you’re on the go? Try our healthy quinoa bars with chia seeds and almond butter.