Hot Quinoa Breakfast Cereal
Quinoa (Keen-wah) is a more flavorful and higher protein version of oatmeal. This hearty breakfast cereal will stave off hunger for many hours!
• 1 cup quinoa
• 2 cups water
• 1/2 cup apples, thinly sliced
• 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• Coconut milk to mix to desired consistency
• Stevia or raw honey to sweeten if desired
In a medium0sized bowl, soak the quinoa in cold water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. In a medium saucepan, combine the soaked quinoa and water and bring to a boil.Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
Add apples, nuts and cinnamon. Simmer until water is absorbed. Serve with milk (just a little over the cereal) and sweeten to taste with stevia or raw honey.
Contributed by: Isabel De Los Rios, as featured in The Diet Solution