Quinoa Vanilla Pudding

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One of the biggest questions I get at my speaking events is…

“Adam, if I am not eating meat, where do I get my protein?”

Do you often wonder where your protein comes from if you do not have a piece of meat on your plate? That was a big question I had many years ago. Thanks to foods like quinoa, great quality sources of complete protein are available at most grocery stores.

Yes, quinoa is a compete protein and easier to digest than meat. So enjoy the extra energy you get on your next adventure.

Another questions I often get at my speaking events is…..

“How do I use quinoa so my family will enjoy it?”

Getting creative with living, plant based foods is the key to your ability to lose weight, feel more energized, stay focused and reverse the aging process.

Wouldn’t it be fun to slow down your aging process? 

My Quinoa Vanilla Pudding recipe will help get you creative while trying this amazing superfood!

The first time I tried making my Quinoa Vanilla Pudding a few years ago, I was amazed that it could actually be done.

With quinoa cooking just like rice, quinoa will absorb all the liquid you place it in while on your stove top. Think about that for a moment. That means you no longer need to just add water. I began experimenting with this idea several years ago.

I started by adding a vegetable bullion cube to my rice to give it more flavor. Then I started including fresh squeezed fruit into the mix. Today, I tend to eat most of my food as living as possible, following my 80/20 rule of eating, 80% from plant based foods while the other 20% I eat what I want. I do still play with my stove top from time to time.

My Quinoa Vanilla Pudding is easy to make, takes less then 15 minutes and kids love it!

Give it a try and let me know how it goes.


4 & 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup hemp seeds
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup goji berries or raisins
2 cups quinoa
pinch of sea salt
3 tablespoons maple syrup or coconut sugar
2 tablespoons coconut oil

How To Prepare

Place your water, hemp seeds, cinnamon and vanilla into a blender and mix. In a medium saucepan place your blended mix, quinoa, goji berries and salt and bring to a quick boil. Turn the temperature low and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed and your quinoa is soft, not grainy. If it is not soft, add a little water to continue cooking. Be sure to stir often to avoid burning the bottom.

Once ready, add in your coconut oil and serve topped with chopped almonds.

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About Adam Hart

Adam Hart is the bestselling author of The Power of Food. When not on stage speaking, Adam can be found helping one of his many corporate clients in awakening an abundance of energy through his highly engaging stress management solutions.Contact Adam to book a demo for an enhanced corporate wellness experience.


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  2. Hi! This looks so good. I’m wondering if you know how many this will serve? Thanks!

    • Adam Hart says:

      Its a large portion. I eat about 2 cups and then I’m pretty full. It makes about 8-10 cups. Happy Eating Myra! ps. thanks for the mention on your site.

  3. Hi Adam, I’m eager to try this receipe. How long can the leftover be kept in the fridge? Can we use the microwave to warm the leftover and then serve it? Pls advise. 🙂

    • Adam Hart says:

      Hi Rita

      Any leftovers will be okay in the fridge for up to 3 days. I don’t have a microwave and tend not to support them. What you can do is add a little milk of your choice in a sauce pan and some of your pudding and worm it that way to ensure you do not burn it. Sound good?

  4. At this time I am going to do my breakfast, later
    than having my breakfast coming over again to read more news.

  5. Hi Adam, I’m running out to get the ingredients to try this NOW! Just a quick confirmation; the ingredients call for water but the prep calls for hemp milk. Can you confirm which I’m supposed to use?

    • Hi Mel. In the prep info it mentions the list of items you need to blend up together. It is this mix of ingredients when blended that makes the hemp milk. I have made the adjustment in the prep to make it read easier. Let me know how it goes!


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