Recipe: Mixed Grain Porridge with Caramelized Bananas


Happy New Year! Have you decided on a New Year’s resolution? One of the most popular resolutions is to eat healthier and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here is a  mixed grain porridge with caramelized bananas breakfast recipe that will not only help support your New Year’s resolution, but also keep you warm this winter season.

1/2 Cup Red Quinoa (very well rinsed)
1/4 Cup Irish Oats, Steel Cut
1/4 Cup Cracked Rye
3 Tablespoons Flax Seed
2 1/3 Cups Water
Pinch Salt
2 Bananas
1/4 Cup Maple Syrup

1. Rinse the quinoa well and add it along with the other grains to your rice cooker      or a large saucepan
2. Add the water and the pinch of salt. Turn on rice cooker or for the stovetop              version, heat to a boil then reduce to a simmer over a low heat
3. Stir, then cover until the water has been absorbed and the grains are tender;            about 15 minutes. Stir to fluff when done
4. Meanwhile, slice the bananas about 1/4″ thick on the diagonal and heat along          with the maple syrup in a frying pan; over a medium-high heat
5. Maple syrup will reduce and thicken. Flip bananas to cook and coat with the             syrup on both sides
6. Serve bananas over the prepared porridge with a splash of soy milk

Source: Vegan Visitor 

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