Looking to switch up your morning oatmeal routine? Quinoa is the perfect thing. Like oatmeal, it’s a whole grain packed with fiber, protein, and lots of good for you minerals and nutrients. Also like oatmeal, you can make it a million and one ways depending on what you are in the mood for.
So let’s start with the basic recipe – 1/4 cup quinoa to 1/2 cup liquid. You bring it to a boil and then let it simmer ahead of time. With that, you can add in all sorts of things to the mix – fruit, honey, nuts, dried fruit, chia seeds, spices, etc. It can also be made ahead of time and warmed up when you need it. Cook the quinoa ahead of time and then add a touch of milk and microwave it for 1-2 minutes. Top with anything you love and you are ready to eat.
Banana Breakfast Quinoa with Melted Peanut Butter
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- 1/4 cup dry quinoa
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or skim, soy, etc.)
- 1 U banana, chopped
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. reduced fat peanut butter, no sugar added
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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.
The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.
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