Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Quinoa

Christine

"Delicious, filling, and comforting on a cold morning. It's really flexible, so substitute in your favorite nuts and fruit. Cashews and cherries are just my personal favorite."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 597 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 597 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 24.3 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.7g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 260 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring quinoa, water, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla extract to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and has absorbed the water, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat.
  2. Mix cherries, cashews, and honey into the quinoa mixture; top with blackberries and creme fraiche.

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Most helpful positive review

I was confused before realizing the author probably meant HONEY rather than "Mix cherries, cashews, and ONION into the quinoa mixture" (though I could be wrong); I did try it with honey, not oni...

Most helpful critical review

It's not that tasty.

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I was confused before realizing the author probably meant HONEY rather than "Mix cherries, cashews, and ONION into the quinoa mixture" (though I could be wrong); I did try it with honey, not oni...

I really liked this! Would definitely make it often. My changes: almond milk instead of regular milk Toasted almond slices (just quickly done in a pan as the quinoa cooked) No vanilla Brown ...

Very easy and tasty. I added Craisins and chopped pecans and a little agave to sweeten. Did not have creme fraiche on hand so mixed a cup of heavy cream and a tbs. of buttermilk a little vani...

Just made this recipe for the first time! It is really good! I love that I just stumbled upon another, more healthy, protein-rich breakfast :) I am a breastfeeding mom, so I did not sweeten it w...

It was okay. I was hoping it would be creamier. It basically was quinoa with a cinnamon taste. Make sure to watch the pot carefully! Because you are using milk it will boil over before you k...

Made this morning very good, used almond milk with craisins,blueberries and sweeten with sugar free maple and topped with coconut milk creamer. (French Vanilla)..-Teri

Delicious and simple. The cinnamon and honey add sweetness while keeping it healthy!

It's not that tasty.

Loved this! We made a lot of substitutions because we just used what we had on hand. Cooking the quinoa we did by the recipe except we had 2% milk instead of skim. The add-ins we used were cashe...

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