Breakfast Quinoa

2 Servings

Nutrition Data Per Serving, 124g: 263 calories, 42g carb, 7g fat, 125mg sodium, 4g fiber, 9g protein, low Saturated Fat & Cholesterol, good source of Magnesium, Phosphorus and Manganese. Estimated glycemic load 23

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup or so cooked quinoa
  • 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, or chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 2 Tbsp chopped dried apricots or other dried fruit: cranberries, currants, blueberries, chopped figs or dates as you like
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/3 cup almond, hemp or soy milk, flavored or plain unsweetened. Add more as needed. Use dairy milk if you prefer.
  • Optional: 1 Tbsp maple syrup, brown rice syrup or other sweetener

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a two quart saucepan
  2. Heat on medium-low, stirring, until the quinoa has soaked up the liquid, and the dried fruit has plumped up nicely
  3. Add more milk if needed until the consistency pleases you
  4. That’s it. Enjoy!

From: http://www.savvyvegetarian.com

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