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I made substituions of sweetened vanilla coconut milk instead of soy added vanilla and used mixed berries (black blue rasp and straw). It was incredibly lacking in taste and sweetness. I added stevia to my bowl and that helped. I think the ratio of quinoa and chia to flavorings is off. I'd use either a far less amount of the seeds or a much much greater amount of berries honey and whatever to give this a little more punch. As for my house smelling like heaven well I couldn't smell anything until I got near the crockpot and it smelled very earthy - not like warm vanilla and berrie porridge. Again a ratio thing probably. has potential but certainly not as as posted here.
Made this overnight and must say this has quickly turned into a primary go to breakfast item. Not sure how these ingredients would create a house filling aroma though. Very simple ingredients easy to prepare and very healthy plus I can make a batch on Sunday and have enough for quick healthy breakfasts throughout the week. I did make a couple of changes. I used unsweetened almond vanilla milk instead of soy. I used 3 1/2 cups of water & added 1/4 cup of Sugar Free Zero Calorie Walden Farms Blueberry Syrup. Also added 1/2 TSP of salt. Can't wait to experiment with other seasonal fruits. For those who are not used to it quinoa definitely has a unique taste it can take some getting used to. Also quinoa is just like rice - you need to RINSE it beforehand. Otherwise you get an earthy somewhat bitter taste when cooked. So just put it in a strainer & rinse it under some cold water before cooking.
I read the reviews before I made this recipe. I used the base of the quinoa and chia seeds. I did apples and cherries instead of the blueberries and added tons of spices (cinnamon ginger clove). It turned out great! I also added a wee bit of maple syrup to my bowl. I loved the texture especially!
I am cooking this as we speak. when you team two wonderful foods together with fruit and honey:))when you play with a recipe and make it your own!! simple and a new staple for my family:)) Thanks Erica
I really tried to like this. I read the comments and still thought it would be a good base cereal and be yummy if doctored to my taste but it just didn t quite make it. I made it according to the recipe but I also added slivered almonds raspberries cinnamon and vanilla. The comment about it being earthy was correct. The comment about it needing salt was correct. The comment about it needing brown sugar was correct. I added all those things into my bowl after it was cooked but still didn t like it.
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