Heart Healthy Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

               
Make breakfast your best meal of the day with a sweet quinoa dish loaded with golden raisins, dried cranberries, and cinnamon. Filling and gluten-free, this warming breakfast dish will win you over with comforting flavor.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 6 servings
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
4 tsp maple syrup
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon plus more for serving
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional)
1/2 cup almond milk
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Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan, combine coconut milk, water and salt and cook over medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Add quinoa, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, until three-quarters of the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook, covered, until almost all of the liquid has been absorbed, about 8 minutes. Stir in raisins and cranberries (if using), and cook for 30 seconds. Serve with almond milk and additional cinnamon.

Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 171
Make this for: Healthy Kids Gluten Free
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Per serving:
calories:171
total fat:3g
sat fat:1g
cholesterol:0mg
sodium:205mg
total carb:30g
fibers:2g
proteins:5g

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Heart Healthy Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 6 servings
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
4 tsp maple syrup
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon plus more for serving
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional)
1/2 cup almond milk
Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan, combine coconut milk, water and salt and cook over medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Add quinoa, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, until three-quarters of the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook, covered, until almost all of the liquid has been absorbed, about 8 minutes. Stir in raisins and cranberries (if using), and cook for 30 seconds. Serve with almond milk and additional cinnamon.

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