Banana quinoa pudding

This is a good recipe for our little ones and a new breakfast idea for the rest of the family.

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Quinoa..so many good properties! Tecnically it’s not a cereal, it’s a seed, but it can be used in cooking as a cereal. Why I like it and I suggest it for babies and kids? Has a very delicate taste, it is an amazing source of protein, iron, potassium and other vitamins and minerals and, most of all, is easy to digest (perfect for our little ones!!)

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Also, let’s talk about the texture: unique. The seeds themselves are smooth and creamy, the tail a crunchy texture even after cooking. Just remember to rinse the quinoa seeds before cooking them. That’s the way to clean out an invisible layer on their surface that might give a bitter taste if not removed.

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Today I prepared quinoa with bananas using coconut milk: a creamy result with a delicate sweet taste.The bananas should be ripe, as they are sweeter and easier to digest.

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Enjoy the pudding, it’s creamy and sweet!!

banana quinoa pudding

See you next Thursday with another recipe!!!
ciao!

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7 Responses to Banana quinoa pudding

  1. Johanna Meinertzhagen June 1, 2013 at 6:23 am #

    Hello,

    I just discovered your website yesterday and it’s great!
    The only problem is that I live in France and I don’t understand american units.
    One cup means nothing to me. I tried to convert into metric using an internet website but I think my proportions are all wrong. I have much too much quinoa compared to banana.
    Do you think you could give me the quantities for this recipe in metric?

    Thanks very much for your help,

    Johanna

    • Barbara Lamperti June 2, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

      Hi Johanna!
      thank you so much!
      coming from Europe it has been difficult for me too to switch to the american unusual measure system 🙂
      the metric one is sooo easier. or maybe it’s just because we grew up with the metric one!
      Regarding the quinoa banana pudding, here you are the conversions:
      1 cup quinoa = 230 gr.
      2 cups coconut milk = 480 ml. (half a liter is fine too)
      2 long bananas. if they are small, you can use 3
      2 tablespoons of Agave. here I do not convert in grams, it’s easier to use a regular tablespoon.
      2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
      1 teaspoon of cinnamon

      Let me know if you need any more information, and if your baby likes the pudding!!
      ciao,
      barbara

  2. Heather February 24, 2015 at 8:59 pm #

    Hello,
    I absolutely love using your recipes when I cook for my little guy, thank you. I was wondering would this recipe be ok to freeze?

    Thanks again
    Heather

    • Barbara Lamperti March 2, 2015 at 5:27 am #

      Hi Heather!
      I’m so glad your little one likes BuonaPappa’s recipes 😉
      yes, the recipe can be frozen without any problem,
      ciao!b

  3. hortencia April 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm #

    My 7 month old baby absolutely loves all your recipes I have made. You have made it so easy for me to cook his baby food. Hope you continue to post more delicious ones. Do you have more recipes with Broccoli?

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