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Quinoa Breakfast or Dessert Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Breakfast or Dessert recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Breakfast or Dessert using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by amyeholly

Makes 12 servings



Best warmed with 3/4 -1 cup rice milk. Serving size is 2/3 cup slightly rounded, equals 1 serving fruit, 2 servings grain/starches, & 1 serving unsaturated fat.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Breakfast or Dessert

1 cup Quinoa
4 cup (8 fl oz) Water
0.25 tsp Salt, Table
1 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
0.25 tsp Nutmeg, Ground
0.75 cup Mixed Berries
0.25 cup (not packed) Raisins, Seedless
1 cup, slivered Almonds
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
0.33 cup, unpacked Sugars, Brown

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Breakfast or Dessert

  1. Combine quinoa, water, salt, and spices in saucepan. Bring to boil over med heat.

  2. Reduce heat to low and add dried fruits if softer fruits are desired. Simmer until water is absorbed and quinoa is

Categories

Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 119.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
162
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
173mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
25.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
83% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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