quinoa flakes with toasted coconut and hazelnuts (serves 1)
1/3 cup dry quinoa flakes
1 cup water
pinch of salt
unsweetened coconut flakes
splash of half + half
a generous sprinkle of ground cinnamon
drizzle of honey
mix quinoa flakes, water and salt in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for two and a half minutes. stir in cinnamon and set aside.
preheat oven to 375 degrees f. on a baking sheet, spread a thin layer of coconut flakes evenly and bake for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure they don't burn. remove flakes and set aside, turn oven down to 350 degrees f. spread the hazelnuts out on the same baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes. immediately after removing hazelnuts from oven, wrap them in a dish towel and rub the skins off.
pour hot quinoa flakes into a bowl, top with toasted coconut and hazelnuts. drizzle half + half and honey right before eating.