Creamy Quinoa Cereal
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a gluten-free whole grain that is a great source of protein and minerals like calcium and iron and several of the B vitamins. This recipe is an easy way to get complex carbohydrates and protein at the same meal, and it is delicious!
- 2 1/2 cups rice, hemp or almond milk
- 1 cup yellow quinoa, rinsed
- 1 apple, unpeeled, cored, and diced (may substitute other seasonal fruit)
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup walnuts (sprinkled on at the end)
Bring milk and a pinch of salt to a light boil. Stir in quinoa and diced apples, reduce heat to low, and simmer until quinoa is tender: about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in raisins and cinnamon. Sprinkle with walnuts and top with extra milk if desired. Add more fruit to taste.