Overnight Quinoa Cereal

Overnight Quinoa Cereal

Quinoa might just be my favorite grain. Well, pseudograin if you want to get all technical on me. But seriously, I am kind of in love with quinoa. What once was something I only thought about using in savory dishes for lunch or dinner is quickly becoming a breakfast staple. So far I’ve made berry hot cereal, quinoa parfaits and banana quinoa flake bakes, all of which used either regular quinoa or quinoa flakes. The last quinoa item I needed to try out was quinoa flour and I marked that one off the list this week by making overnight quinoa cereal.

I saw a rendition of the recipe in Quinoa 365 (which I am loving, btw) and decided it was time to put a delicious spin on overnight oats.

Into the mix went quinoa flour, oats, unsweetened almond milk, protein powder, sliced almonds and raisins. I popped the mixture into the fridge overnight and woke up to a thick and protein packed overnight cereal. It’s definitely thicker than regular overnight oats and it has over 15 grams of protein per serving.

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This is super easy to make the night before and it’s so nice to wake up and have breakfast already made. Feel free to experiment with a variety of mix-ins and toppings. Adapted from Quinoa 365.
Ingredients

1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup quinoa flour**
1 cup almond milk, or other non-dairy milk
1 scoop vegan vanilla protein powder (I use Sun Warrior)
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 raisins
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
sliced banana, for topping

Instructions

In a medium bowl whisk together all ingredients
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Scoop into serving…

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