Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

I just love the flavor sensations from each spoonful – the sweetness of the raisins, the pop from the quinoa, and the crunch of the apple and pecans. Fresh pears and cranberries would also make a wonderful alternative to apples and raisins. If you like your cereal a little sweeter you can drizzle it with a teaspoon of honey just before eating.  One bowl will keep you fueled and satisfied until lunch.

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Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

Recipe by Cecily CarolineCourse: Best Recipes


  • Honey

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 2 large apples

  • 1/2 cup quinoa

  • 1 1/2 cups water


  • Peel and core both apples. Chop them into bite-sized pieces.
  • Add quinoa, water and apples to a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to simmer for 20 – 25 minutes. The apples will be soft and the quinoa will have absorbed the water.
  • Stir in cinnamon and transfer mixture to two bowls.
  • Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with additional cinnamon (if desired). And enjoy!