Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 1/2 cups 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

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.

Nutrition Info

Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 bowl (1/4 of recipe)
Points +: 8 pts
Smart Points: 9
Calories: 316
Fat: 8 g
Carbs: 53 g
Fiber: 6 g
Protein: 9 g
Sugar: 20 g
Sodium: 35 mg