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Quinoa Hot Cereal

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 5 | Cook Time 15

Why I Love This Recipe

This is reminiscent of oatmeal…but with more of a crunch. A nice change of pace from regular old breakfasts, and with quinoa’s high protein & fiber content, you’ll feel satisfied until lunch.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup quinoa
1 cup water
1 cup low-fat milk or soymilk
1 banana, diced
2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup
pinch of cinnamon


Combine ingredients in a small pot, bring to a gentle boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer for about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and grains are creamy.

If you want an even creamier texture, stir in more milk a little at a time, with pot uncovered and over low heat.

To serve, top with more diced banana, dried fruit of any kind, chopped nuts or toasted coconut, drizzles of honey and milk.

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