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Quinoa Brûlée


Back in September, my husband and I visited Vancouver Canada to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. We stayed at the Four Seasons right in Downtown Vancouver, which was absolutely beautiful.


They have a restaurant called Yew Seafood which was the best food ever with the very best service ever and the most amazing breakfast dish, called Quinoa Brûlée.

I ordered the Quinoa Brûlée every morning while we were there, and I couldn't wait to get home and make it myself. I did make it a few times when we got home and then perfected it now to share it with you. I love tasting new dishes when we travel all around and then try to recreate those dishes at home. I think you definitely have to get creative. Sometimes the dish is much harder than anticipated, and other times it's very simple and I over complicate it.

This recipe serves 2.


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INGREDIENTS

1 cup red quinoa, cooked

1 1/2 cup flax milk (or dairy free milk of your choice)

1 banana, small to medium size

3 spoonfuls of cashew butter (or peanut butter)

1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I prefer Healthy Skoop)*

*You could also use Vital Protein's Collagen Peptides as well.

Directions:

Cook quinoa according to package and set aside.

In a blender, put flax milk, banana, cashew butter and protein powder. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into a medium sauce pan on medium heat. Stir occasionally. Heat until liquid is warm. It will thicken a little, so make sure you don't burn your mixture.

Put 1/2 cup cooked red quinoa in a cereal bowl. Pour in 1/2 of the liquid over the red quinoa. Top with anything you like.

This breakfast is delicious topped with any of the following:

fresh fruit

hemp seeds

nuts

chia seeds

freeze dried mangos

freeze dried strawberries

sliced almonds

nut butter

cinnamon

Get creative with your Quinoa Brûlée and enjoy!

Here's a picture from our trip to Canada. This was at the beautiful Butchart Gardens.





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Hey! Welcome to Krysten's Kitchen... I guess I can say, "my kitchen." I am all about creating delicious recipes that are made with yummy, real ingredientsI love recreating old family favorites, sweets and everything in between. You'll find a touch of Disney, lots of amazing products and laughter along the way. I launched Krysten's Kitchen with the mission to share my years of research on healthy alternatives to everyday foods that most people can no longer eat due to dietary restrictions, food allergies or special eating lifestyles. 

 

In 2018, I received the Rising Star Award at ShiftCon & in May 2019 I lobbied on Capitol Hill with the Organic Trade Association and in October 2019 I received the Best Healthy Recipes Blogger at ShiftCon. You can learn more about me, my family and my story, here.

Welcome to Krysten's Kitchen. I hope you'll stay and eat awhile.

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