Hot Quinoa Cereal

Hot Quinoa Cereal

This nutty, protein-packed seed is a great gluten-free source of fiber, antioxidants and magnesium.

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  • 1 ¾ cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed thoroughly
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • 2 small bananas, sliced
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup (or to taste)
  • ½ cup sliced almonds


  1. In a heavy saucepan, bring water, quinoa, and flaxseeds to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 10-15 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  2. Stir in almond milk, bananas, blueberries and maple syrup.
  3. Serve into bowls and top with almonds.
Per serving: 370 calories, 12g protein, 59g carbohydrate, 9g fiber, 12g fat (1g sat, 11g mono/poly), 22mg sodium

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Mix and match your favorite grain, fruit, nuts, and seeds for variety. Double the recipe on the weekend and microwave portions on weekdays..