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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.3
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 35.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Submitted by: SHREWISH
Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Introduction

I love this for breakfast - a gluten free alternative to oatmeal I love this for breakfast - a gluten free alternative to oatmeal
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 Cup of quinoa (washed)
    2 cups unsweetened apple juice
    2 cups light vanilla soy milk
    2 tbl ground cinnamon
    1.5 cups (one package) of crasins
    2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

Makes 6 1- cup servings

1. Rinse quinoa
2. Bring Quinoa and apple juice to a boil in a 12 quart pan
3. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until most of the apple juice is absorbed.
4. Add soy milk, cinnamon and crasins. Simmer, covered for another 15 mins, stirring occasionally
5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.

Serve this hot or cold. It's a nice breakfast or snack.







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  • 16 of 22 people found this review helpful
    Be careful with the apple juice... its commonly mistaken as a health food because its made of fruit, but is very high in sugar. I'd bypass that alltogether, or boil apples in with it for the flavour. Same goes for flavoured milks, they're packed with sugar, just a heads up for those that watch carbs - 8/7/11

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I made this in my rice cooker. It was very easy to make and tasted delicious! - 4/25/11

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy! I had it for breakfast but think it would also make a nice dessert treat. I'm allergic to soy but used vanilla almond milk which was delicious! - 9/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I added some ground cardamom and a diced granny smith apple. I reduced the amount of milk as well. Absolutely delicious! Will definitely make again! - 6/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this for breakfast this morning. It is nice and filling. It does take a little while to make (~30 min), but I've got leftovers for the rest of the week. It doesn't turn out soupy, just cook it until the quinoa soaks up all the liquid. - 5/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing. I used 1 1/2 cups of vanilla Almond milk and 1 tbsp cinnamon. I would have used less cranberries too but overall I would definitely make this again. - 12/18/11

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe, delicious. Just don't try substituting regular skim milk. - 1/29/11

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this recipe but would use a little less cinnamon next time. I did not use the craisins and used almond milk instead. Yummy! - 10/12/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is really easy to make and really yummy!! I'd tried quinoa in a salad and didn't really like it, but when I saw this recipe I decided to give it a 2nd chance and am glad I did. Went for organic apple juice, organic soy, all sugar free, and it's still sweet. thanks 4 sharing - 10/26/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe!! It will become a staple in my house!! I am going to try it tonight warmed up with some ultra low fat whipped topping as a dessert. Delicious!! - 5/2/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Gonna try it in a crock pot on the weekend, so it's quicker/easier on weekday mornings. - 5/24/10

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The information for the crasins is WRONG! If you go to recipe makeover, and select the crasins - check the nutritional info - the one selected says 1.5 c only has 150 calories and NO carbs. Change it to cranberries, dried sweeten and you get an extra 400 calories and 150 carb (per recipe). - 4/11/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have apple juice but I did have cranberry . I also used less Craisins so I could sprinkle a few almonds on top. Delish! - 12/29/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Didn't have apple juice so I used water and added a diced apple. Used rice milk instead of the soy. Adjusted the amount of cinnamon, as some suggested. We ate it for dessert tonight. Yummy! Will make again. - 11/13/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe! I've been making it for about a year now :) - 3/7/12

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  • This good , I substituted soy milk - with skim - 4/2/14

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  • Be careful the nutritional info is WRONG. Just take two cups of apple juice and 1 1/2 cups of craisins, divide by six and you get over 36 grams of sugar per serving. The nutritional chart says less than 5 grams of sugar, that's not true. Doesn't matter organic or regular. Both the same. - 3/10/14

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  • This sounds wonderful, can't wait to try. - 11/25/13

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  • It was awfully sweet, I only had cider and almond milk. Need to watch sugar content, I will try this recipe again making some modifications. - 9/7/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    they do make gluten free oats. - 5/29/13

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  • Absolutely delicious!! I'm eating it hot for dessert this evening. Tomorrow, I'll try it cold. What a great way to work a healthy grain into my plan! - 5/20/13

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  • going to try this, if it makes 6 cups. . . great for the work week. Nuke it in the morning, love those quick breakfasts!! - 5/8/13

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  • This is very good. I made it with almond milk and apple cider and am really enjoying it for my breakfast. - 11/20/12

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  • made it this morning for breakfast, it was good, but the tablespoon of ground cinnamon was a little too much for me (I cut
    the recipe in half). next time I make it will be less cinnamon. - 11/16/12

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  • This is so good! I meant to give it 5 stars. I made it with almond milk and whipped cream on top. Can't beat that for breakfast! - 9/13/12

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