Did you ever try teff? Though I had used it before, I’m trying to incorporate more of it into my family’s diet. It’s an ancient pseudo grain (native to north Africa) similar to quinoa and amaranth, as healthy and nutrient rich, especially in protein and important minerals. It’s also gluten free, cooks quickly and in my humble opinion, it has a lovely flavor. Compelled to try it yet? I made this delicious and heathy breakfast for my daughter, and she loved it. Especially the addition of chocolate.
2 tbsp teff/ground
1 cup cooked rice
1 tbsp coconut sugar
cardamom, vanilla, cinnamon
pinch of salt
1 cup water
1 cup walnut milk + more as needed while it’s cooking
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp chocolate protein powder (I used The Superelixir Nourishing Protein Powder)
1 tbsp cocoa
1 banana + 1 tsp coconut oil for frying
1. Place ground teff, rice, water and walnut milk in a pan
2. Add pinch of cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla and coconut sugar
3. Cook on low flame, stirring occasionally and adding more milk as needed
4. When soft and creamy add chocolate protein powder (feel free to use cocoa and some sweetener, like maple syrup)
5. Cut the banana in coins or length wise and fry it on heated coconut oil on each side until slightly browned
6. Now you can top your porridge with bananas, toasted almonds and shredded coconut
7. Add a few pieces of dark chocolate if you feel like it
Optionally add some more walnut milk.
This is a wonderful, sweet and creamy breakfast that will keep you full and satisfied for hours.