Quinoa For Breakfast Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa for breakfast recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa for breakfast using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ejennings

Makes 4 servings



Quinoa pronounced keen-wah is not technically a grain but a seed that can be substituted for any grain in a recipe. It has the highest amount of protein of all 'grains.' It provides all 9 essential amino acids - so it is a complete protein. Plus it is high in fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa for breakfast

1 c quinoa
1 c almond breeze
1 c water
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Recipe Directions for Quinoa for breakfast

Put all ingredients in rice cooker. Cook til done. Serve with slivered almonds and dried cranberries or raisins. Pour some milk or Almond breeze to thin if you choose.
Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 162.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
167
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
41mg
2%
Potassium
289mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
28.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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