Mediterranean Breakfast Quinoa

Mediterranean Breakfast Quinoa

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"Nutty cinnamon quinoa with dates, apricots, toasted almonds, and honey."

Ingredients

25 m servings 327 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 11.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 501 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Toast the almonds in a skillet over medium heat until just golden, 3 to 5 minutes; set aside.
  2. Heat the cinnamon and quinoa together in a saucepan over medium heat until warmed through. Add the milk and sea salt to the saucepan and stir; bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, place a cover on the saucepan, and allow to cook at a simmer for 15 minutes. Stir the vanilla, honey, dates, apricots, and about half the almonds into the quinoa mixture. Top with the remaining almonds to serve.

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This is absolutely delish!!! A definite keeper. My fam is accustomed to grains, so I cut the honey in 1/2 & it was plenty sweet for our tastes. What a healthy, delightful way to eat the most imp...

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I'm not sure how to rate this. I had been looking for a sweet recipe with quinoa, not the usual salty side dishes. This tasted a lot like an oatmeal dish. It was good, but I think I prefer oatme...

This is absolutely delish!!! A definite keeper. My fam is accustomed to grains, so I cut the honey in 1/2 & it was plenty sweet for our tastes. What a healthy, delightful way to eat the most imp...

This is a great recipe. I made a few changes and loved it even more. Instead of vanilla I added Brown Sugar and some mixed nuts. Very good!

I am new to the gluten-free world (only a few days!), and thought I would try this to replace my beloved oatmeal. Well, score one for the team! I did not have dates or apricots, so I substitut...

This was SOOO delicious. I used sweetened coconut milk instead of cow milk and honey. Didn't have apricots so used dates and raisins. The results were fabulous! Nice to find a dish that does...

I'm not sure how to rate this. I had been looking for a sweet recipe with quinoa, not the usual salty side dishes. This tasted a lot like an oatmeal dish. It was good, but I think I prefer oatme...

The salt really overpowers this dish. The flavors would be perfect with half as much or no salt. I like the texture of the quinoa and I like the dates and apricots. I added cranberries as well, ...

I used half apple juice/half milk...worked out great! Next time I may put chopped apples in, a great autumn change.

I tried this yesterday and fell in love with it. It is easy, healthy and different.

Be sure to use yellow quinoa. I used red quinoa (quinoa with the hull) and it took a lot more liquid and about a half hour more time to get a nicely cooked cereal. The fruit and spice amounts n...