18 September, 2009

Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast

 
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APPLE CINNAMON QUINOA BREAKFAST
1/2 cup quinoa
2 cups water
1 apple thinly sliced
1/3 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 handful dried cranberries
1 handful pecan nuts (or walnuts), slightly toasted
2-3 teaspoons yoghurt or cream
1-2 teaspoons agave syrup or honey
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Rinse the quinoa. Bring quinoa and water to the boil in a medium sized saucepan. Reduce heat and gentley simmer for 5 minutes. Add the apples, raisins and cinnamon. Simmer until the water has absorbed.
While the quinoa is cooking, toast the nuts in adry pan for a few minutes.
Transfer to serving bowl and sprinkle cranberries and nuts over the quinoa. Serve with dollops of yoghurt or cream and sweeten with honey/agave syrup if desired.

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