Berry Almond Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make sure you are nourishing your body with good-for-you ingredients first thing in the morning.


This light, yet satisfying recipe combines the good-for-you grain quinoa with fresh berries, low-fat milk and some raw honey for sweetness. Instead of reaching for your typical oatmeal or breakfast cereal, try this quinoa recipe from our friends over at eMeals. It will keep you full all morning long, and won't weigh you down as you start to tackle your hectic day.

Plus, you can make big batches of it and keep in the fridge for a breakfast your whole family can enjoy for days! This recipe includes slice almonds and berries, but you can add whatever toppings you like. 

Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 4 teaspoons raw honey (or honey)
Directions

Cook quinoa according to package directions.

Combine milk, cinnamon and vanilla in a small saucepan; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until warm.

Divide quinoa evenly among 4 breakfast bowls; pour warm flavored milk over quinoa.

Top with strawberries and almonds. Drizzle with honey.

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