Apple and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

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Shared By: Amy Jones, M.S., R.D., L.D.

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  • 1 Cup of dry quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon + more for sprinkling
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup warmed fat-free milk for drizzling (non-dairy milk is fine)
  •  1 gala apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped


  • 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 applesauce, raisins, and pour in warmed milk. 
  • Top with fresh cut apples anad pecans and a dash of cinnamon. 

Makes  servings. You can divide the recipe to make 2 servings. 


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