Sunday, December 22, 2013

Warm Pumpkin Chia Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

If you're eating a strictly plant-base, vegan diet and regularly exercising, it's important to make sure you're giving your body enough nutrients and protein. This breakfast bowl is a great way to pack in all those great SuperFoods at the start of your day! Because this breakfast bowl is packed with protein, antioxidants, Omega-3 and nutrients, it helps fight food cravings throughout your day.


Warm Pumpkin Chia Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
by Sarah Farsh December 22, 2013
makes 3 - 4 servings
  • 1/4 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 4 tbsp whole rolled oats
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, all-spice, nutmeg, ginger)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetend almond milk
  • 3 - 4 tbsp pure maple syrup (more or less depending how sweet you like it)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
In a bowl, combine pumpkin puree, chia seeds, rolled oats, spices, vanilla, almond milk and maple syrup together using a spoon. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. When ready to serve, stir well. Scoop desired amount of cooked quinoa into serving bowl and a few scoops of pumpkin chia pudding on top. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds, goji berries and raw cacao nibs. Stir and enjoy! You can top with more maple syrup if you like it to be more sweet ;)

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