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Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"A nice change from the usual bowl of oatmeal, this is jam-packed with nutrients and energy! Serve warm with milk. If sweetness is desired, add a splash of maple syrup or honey. Add quinoa to your breakfast repertoire with this easy hot cereal recipe made with apricots, almonds, flax seeds, and warm spices."
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21 m servings 350
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine water and quinoa in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until most of the water has been absorbed, 8 to 12 minutes. Stir in apricots, almonds, flax seeds, cinnamon, and nutmeg; cook until quinoa is tender, 2 to 3 minutes more.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If sweetness is desired, add a splash of maple syrup or honey.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 350 calories; 15.1 44.5 11.8 0 13 Full nutrition

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This recipe was just not for me; I didn't like the texture of the quinoa. I looked at other recipes after trying this one, and they all simmer for a longer time with the lid on. They all also us...

I made this recipe to use up leftover quinoa. I chopped up some leftover peanuts and walnuts. I didn't have any dried fruit, so I used canned peaches. I also found that the recipe needed more ju...