Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Quinoa

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"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."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 597 cals

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  • 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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  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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nursermk
1/16/2013

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 onion, and felt it was an easy, tasty alternative to other hot cereal breakfast dishes.

COWEN1
1/1/2014

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 sugar, about 1 1/2 Tbs. Dried cranberries. I threw them in near the end of the cooking time to soften.

patpowell2
1/13/2013

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 vanilla and whipped it.