RECIPE: Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Apples & Cinnamon

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Apples & Cinnamon

1 cup quinoa, uncooked

1 ½ cups low-fat milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 ½ teaspoons ground Saigon cinnamon

3 tablespoons peanut butter

1 large red or green apple, skin-on, chopped

1/3 cup coarsely chopped peanuts


Combine quinoa, milk, vanilla and cinnamon in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until quinoa has absorbed all liquid. Fluff with a fork. Stir in peanut butter and apple. Divide between 2 to 4 bowls and sprinkle with peanuts and more cinnamon if desired.

Makes 2 to 4 servings, depending on your appetite.

Recipe created by culinary dietitian Kim Galeaz, RDN, CD