Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Recipe Series: Earth Day Style Breakfast Bowl

In honor of Earth Day we'd like to share this delicious recipe with you. 

Gluten Free, Vegan, Cacao, Hemp and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl. 

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Step 1:
Cacao Hemp Milk
Makes approximately 1/2 quart
2 cups filtered water
1/2 cup hemp seeds
1/8 cup raw cacao
Pinch of sea salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 Medjool dates (or as much/ as little of any sweetener you'd like)
Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth and creamy. Strain using a nut milk bag or consume as is for the full nutritional benefits of the hemp seeds. Store in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed glass jar for up to 5 days. Feel free to use again for smoothies, coffee, or drink as is!

Step 2:
Cacao & Hemp Quinoa Breakfast Bowl (Gluten-Free & Vegan)
Serves 2
3/4-1 cup cooked quinoa, warm
1 cup chilled cacao hemp milk (above), or other non-dairy milk of your choice
1 banana, sliced
1 tablespoon dried goji berries
1 tablespoon pecans, almonds, or your favorite nut or seed
1 teaspoon cocoa nibs
1 teaspoon hemp seeds
Optional Sweetener: honey, maple syrup, coconut nectar, coconut sugar, brown sugar, etc
Optional Add-ins:
Spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, etc.
Your favorite fresh or dried fruit
Shredded coconut

Add the warm quinoa to a serving bowl, pour the cacao hemp milk over top. Top with fruit, cacao nibs, hemp seeds and any other toppings you’d like. Give it a taste and drizzle a little sweetener like maple syrup on top!