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Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 bowl (¼ of recipe) 
Calories: 316 • Fat: 8 g • Carbs: 53 g • Fiber: 6 g • Protein: 9 g • Sugar: 20 g   Sodium: 35 mg

Note: Nutritional information may vary depending on weather you decide to use all the ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon + more for sprinkling
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup golden raisins (optional) 
  • 1 cup warmed fat-free milk for drizzling (non-dairy milk is fine)
  • 1 gala apple, peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped


Directions:

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 apple sauce, raisins, and pour in warmed milk. Top with fresh cut apples and pecans and a dash of cinnamon.

Makes 4 servings. You can divide the recipe to make 2 servings.

Source: Skinnytaste.com