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Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup warmed fat-free milk (or non-dairy milk)
  • 1 gala apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped


  1. Combine quinoa, water, cinnamon, and vanilla in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and let cook for 15 minutes until quinoa can be fluffed with a fork.
  2. Divide cooked quinoa between four bowls. Stir in applesauce and raisins, and pour in milk. Top with apples, pecans, and more cinnamon.


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Nutrition Information

Per serving: 301 kcal cal., 8 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 50 g carb., 6 g fiber, 9 g pro., 118 mg calcium. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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