Pumpkin Breakfast Cereal

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Who doesn’t want dessert for breakfast? This tastey treat is exactly that, rich and creamy pumpkin pie-like taste but super nutritious and full of extremely high protein complex as well as highly absorbable calcium. What a fun way to eat vegetables for breakfast! So there you go, delicious AND good for you, it really is the only way to eat.

½ cup amaranth, soaked over night and rinsed

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup pumpkin puree (if you used canned DO NOT use pumpkin pie filling)

pinch of rock salt

1/8 tsp each of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove

1/2 vanilla bean pod

Agave to taste

1/4 cup coconut flakes, toasted

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  • Drain and rinse amaranth. Use a nut bag or fine mesh strainer for this.
  • Scrape the seeds and empty the vanilla bean pod.
  • Combine with coconut milk, water, pumpkin puree, spices, vanilla bean and salt.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, and stir often. Simmer covered, on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and let sit for 10 minutes covered to thicken.
  • Sweeten with 1-2 tbsp agave or to taste.
  • To serve, drizzle with coconut milk, and sprinkle with coconut flakes.
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