Breakfast Quinoa

    Breakfast Quinoa

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    25min


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    This nutty cinnamon quinoa with dates, apricots, toasted almonds, honey and vanilla makes a great brekkie option when you don't feel like porridge.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1/4 cup chopped raw almonds
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 2 dried pitted dates, finely chopped
    • 5 dried apricots, finely chopped

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Toast the almonds in a frying pan over medium heat until just golden, 3 to 5 minutes; set aside.
    2. Heat the cinnamon and quinoa together in a saucepan over medium heat until warmed through. Add the milk and sea salt to the saucepan and stir; bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, place a lid on the saucepan then allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Stir the vanilla, honey, dates, apricots and about half the almonds into the quinoa mixture. Top with the remaining almonds to serve.

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