Apple cinnamon breakfast quinoa – quinoa for breakfast you ask? Well yes, quinoa served warm, with it's nutty taste and chewy texture, pairs beautifully with fresh crisp autumn apples, golden raisins, pecans, warm milk, vanilla and cinnamon – a delightful breakfast that is both protein packed and comforting.
1cupdry quinoa(rinsed well)
1tspcinnamon + more for sprinkling
1cupwarmed fat-free milk for drizzling(non-dairy milk is fine)
1gala apple(peeled and diced)
Combine quinoa, water, cinnamon and vanilla in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer, cover, and let cook for 15 minutes until quinoa can be fluffed with a fork.
Divide cooked quinoa between four bowls then stir in apple sauce, raisins, and pour in warmed milk.
Top with fresh cut apples and pecans and a dash of cinnamon.
Makes 4 servings. You can divide the recipe to make 2 servings.**Nutritional information for quinoa provided by Heather K Jones, RD (aka The Diet P.I.).