Peruvian Quinoa Drink

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Peruvian Quinoa Drink


  • 1 liter of water
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 2 apples, peeled and grated (or chopped very fine)
  • ¼ of a pineapple peeled and grated (or chopped very fine)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar, or to taste
  • 1 cinnamon stick and 2 cloves
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch (or similar thickening agent)


  1. Soak the Quinoa overnight in water (about 12 hours) or boil for 20 minutes Rinse thoroughly after soaking or boiling.
  2. Put ready quinoa in water, add finely chopped or grated apples and pineapple along with cinnamon stick and cloves and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. While heating up other ingredients, add corn starch to small amount of cold water to form a paste.
  4. Slowly add paste to other ingredients while stirring until desired thickness.
  5. Served at breakfast it is a warm hearty drink loaded with protein that will give you energy throughout the day
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