Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
“Quinoa has been around for a while and I’m just now jumping on the quinoa breakfast bowl bandwagon. I’ve made it several times as a savoury side or salad, but never as a warm breakfast cereal. I finally gave it a try last weekend and loved it!” —Erica Schmidt, Kansas City, Kansas
- In a large saucepan, bring milk to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. If desired, stir in any combination of optional ingredients.
Ground cinnamon, vanilla Greek yogurt, sugar substitute blend, honey, brown sugar, raisins, fresh blueberries, chopped apple, chia seeds and fresh mint leaves
Look for quinoa in the cereal, rice or organic food aisle.
3/4 cup: 217 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fibre), 10g protein.