This Homemade Sweet Melted Sugar Dessert Features White Quinoa

By: Misel Saban - Dec 12, 2015
References: minimalistbaker & minimalistbaker
As consumers seek out more healthy dessert alternatives, dishes such as this superfood white quinoa brittle is an ideal wholesome take on a classic sweet recipe. The dessert remains true to the original texture and customary flavor simply made with healthier ingredient substitutions for guilt-free enjoyment.

Food blog Minimalist Baker put together this recipe for quinoa brittle that is filled with healthy nuts for added protein, chia seeds for aided digestive function and rolled oats for healthy carbs. The dish is made using coconut sugar as a base, with is a much more wholesome alternative to white sugar that isn't as processed or refined. Added in are other foods such as coconut oil, maple syrup and salt for contrasting flavor. The thick mixture is then combined with cooked white quinoa for added crunch and then baked.