High Energy Porridge

11/2 c water
1/2 c millet or quinoa
2 figs, chopped
2 dates, chopped
1 tsp minced orange peel (i used dried)
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp cinnamon
1 pinch clove
1 tsp ginger

1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp maple syrup or honey
1 tbsp ground almonds
1 tbsp cacao nibs (optional)

Place water and well rinsed millet or quinoa, in a small pot.  Bring to a boil. Then turn down heat and simmer for 15 minutes.  Stir in figs, dates, orange peel, chia seeds, cinnamon, clove and ginger.  Let simmer for 10 more minutes or until grains are soft, you may need to add additional water.  Once grains are fully cooked add the remaining ingredients. 

Enjoy warm or cold, great for breakfast or pack into small containers for a snack.

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