Breakfast Quinoa with Apples and Cinnamon

Finding healthy and fun breakfast dishes isn’t always easy, but this one from Shape is full of flavor and nutrients.

INGREDIENTS

  • 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 apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped

DIRECTIONS

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.

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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