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Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

A healthy breakfast bowl made with creamy quinoa and topped with flavored Greek yogurt and seasoned apples.
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons milk/almond milk
  • FLAVORED YOGURT
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • SEASONED APPLES
  • 1 red apple peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • OPTIONAL
  • sliced almonds
  • diced pecans

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, bring the quinoa and water to a boil. Once the pot begins to boil, reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook until the liquid is absorbed, approximately 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, maple syrup and mix well. Cover the pot and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • In the mean time, prepare the yogurt by mixing the yogurt, maple syrup, and ground cinnamon together in the small bowl. Set aside.
  • Divide the cooked quinoa into two bowls, set aside.
  • Add the coconut oil to the saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the diced apples, maple syrup and cinnamon.
  • Continue to cook for approximately 5 minutes, or until the apples are tender.
  • Top the bowls of quinoa with the Greek yogurt mixture, then the cooked apples.
  • Garnish with sliced almonds or diced pecans, optional.

Notes

Recipe provided by Make Your Meals