Saturday, December 27, 2014

Recipe: Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk or milk alternative
  • 1/2 cup rinsed quinoa
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon

Toppings:

  • Sliced banana
  • Berries
  • Raisins
  • Chopped apple
  • Shredded coconut
  • Nuts and seeds

Directions:

  1. Bring milk, vanilla, cinnamon and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Simmer, covered, until most of milk is absorbed, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in maple syrup.
  4. Add toppings.
Katie Cavuto, MS, RD Culinary Nutritionist, Dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies
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