Quinoa Berry Breakfast

Quinoa is high in protein and essential amino acids, making it an excellent choice to fuel your body in the morning. This quinoa porridge is a great alternative to traditional oatmeal.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Directions

  • Rinse quinoa in fine-mesh sieve before cooking. Place quinoa, water, walnuts, and cinnamon in a 1½-quart saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed.
  • Add berries and top each serving with 1 Tbsp. yogurt.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Directions

  • Rinse quinoa in fine-mesh sieve before cooking. Place quinoa, water, walnuts, and cinnamon in a 1½-quart saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed.
  • Add berries and top each serving with 1 Tbsp. yogurt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium20mg
Total Carbohydrate38g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars7g
Protein9g