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Steel-Cut Oats and Quinoa Breakfast

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"The best make-ahead breakfast! Full of fiber and protein will keep you full all morning. Keeps in the fridge for up to a week."
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40 m servings 191
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan; add quinoa and oats. Simmer, stirring frequently, until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Stir almond meal and flaxseed meal into quinoa mixture; pour into a glass container and top with cinnamon. Let cool, about 15 minutes. Transfer to the refrigerator.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Play around with different nuts and seeds for a different flavor. If you do not have quinoa, replace with an equal amount of steel-cut oats.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 191 calories; 4.7 30.6 7.6 0 8 Full nutrition

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I made this exactly as the recipe specifies. It's easy to prepare, and I loved the taste and texture. I am diabetic, and my cranky body seemed to tolerate it well, so I'll definitely make it ag...

Delicious and healthy! I did end up warming (and serving) mine with rice milk. I loved how creamy it turned out, which is a surprise for steel cut oats, but also attribute some of the thick cre...

I used 1 cup almond milk and was delicious

The recipe is great for three days in a row for this single living woman. A little brown sugar, walnuts, milk and I am on my way!

This is a perfect base! You can add pretty much any fruit or nuts. I add something different each week and put it in individual cups. In the morning I just heat it up in the microwave and it's g...

I will make this again. Trying to duplicate a wonderful oatmeal mixture we had at a company called Epic in Wisconsin on a business trip. I added chia and flax seeds, brown sugar and cinnamon. ...

Tasty and easy! I added some brown sugar and raisins for my own tastes. This recipe is a good starter that you can play around with in so many ways!

This is easy and delicious. Packed full of nutrients. Add honey or fruit for variety.