By JJ Virgin

Recipe: Chocolate Quinoa Porridge with Almonds & Blueberries


December 4, 2017

This creamy, chocolate-y breakfast bowl is the perfect way to start the morning: nourishing, filling, and full of so many yummy, energy-boosting ingredients.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins


1 cup uncooked white quinoa

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, plus more for serving

1 cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk

1 scoop JJ Virgin Chocolate All-In-One Protein Shake powder* (your choice of protein type)

1 tbsp raw cacao powder (2 Tbsp if you’re a chocolate lover!)

1/4 cup sliced almonds, plus more for serving

1 cup organic blueberries, fresh or frozen and thawed

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/4 tsp sea salt

2 oz. vegan dark chocolate, roughly chopped


1Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer for 2 minutes.

2Add rinsed, drained quinoa to a medium saucepan over medium heat, and stir frequently until the water dries up and the quinoa is lightly toasted.

3Add almond milk and coconut milk and stir.

4Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally.

5Cook until most of the liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender and creamy.

6Remove from heat and stir in protein shake powder, cacao powder, vanilla, and sea salt; stir well to combine.

7Top with almond slices and blueberries, stir again, and divide into 4 bowls.

8Pour a bit of almond milk over each bowl, then top with chopped dark chocolate.

9Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 days, covered.

*Find out more about JJ Virgin All-In-One Protein Shakes in our store, including FAQs and why our shakes are better than all the rest...

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