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Quinoa Trifle

To get your Quinoa on and impress your family with how new age, whole foods, clean eating, hipster, you are.

12 Ingredients, 20 Minutes, 4 serves


  • 4 tbsp
 coconut (flakes, or 1/2 cup mixed berries)
  • 2
 bananas (sliced)
  • 1 pinch 
sea salt
  • 1⁄2 cup
  • 1⁄2 cup
 yoghurt (of your choice)
  • 1⁄2 tsn 
pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp
 almonds (slivered)
  • 1⁄4 cup
 almond milk
  • 1 tbsp 
chia seeds (for sprinkling)
  • 1 tsn 
almond butter (melted)
  • 6 drops 
stevia, or 1tbsn rice malt syrup or maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 tsn 
ground cinnamon
Quinoa Trifle


Rinse the quinoa really well for 2–3 minutes until the water runs clear and free of residue.

Bring 250 ml water to the boil in a large saucepan.

Add the quinoa, return to the boil, cover and reduce the heat to low for 12–15 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed.

Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

Place the quinoa in a bowl and stir through the cinnamon and salt

In a saucepan over medium–low heat, warm the almond milk for 3–4 minutes.

Stir in the vanilla and stevia or rice malt syrup.

Add a couple of spoons of quinoa to four glass bowls.

Mix through the almond milk and follow with layers of slivered almonds, banana slices, yoghurt, coconut flakes and/or berries. Repeat until the bowls are full.

Top with the melted almond butter and chia seeds, or festive fruit..

Quinoa Trifle


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