Recipe By: Clara Schneider, MS, RD, RN, CDE, LDN
Make this for: Breakfast
This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)
Try other berries, nuts, or spices such as ginger or nutmeg to vary this nutritious breakfast cereal.
What you'll need
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cup water
- 1/4 cup walnuts
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 2 cup raw blackberries
- Step 1
Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve before cooking. Place quinoa, water, walnuts, and cinnamon in a 1-1/2 quart saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes, or until all water has been absorbed.
- Step 2
Add berries and serve with skim milk, soy milk, or sweetener, if desired.
- Step 3
(Single-Serving Quick Tip) Use this basic recipe to make 4 servings at once. Refrigerate any leftover portions. Microwave 1-(1-1/2) minutes on high for single portions as needed. Use cooked quinoa within 3 days.
- Starch: 1
- Fruit: 1 1/2
- Fat: 1
- Meat/Meat Substitutes: Lean: 1/2