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Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

  • Category: Side Dish
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  • Town/State: CA
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 10 minutes

An unexpected but protein- and fiber-packed breakfast entree.

Amount Measure Ingredients
1 bag Success Tri-Color Quinoa
1 cup apple juice
2 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1  large apple, cored and sliced
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1/4  cup dried cranberries
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup walnuts, optional
1 cup vanilla yogurt, optional


Prepare quinoa according to package directions, adding apple juice to water.

Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add brown sugar, apple, maple syrup, dried cranberries and cinnamon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are just tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in nuts, if desired. Serve quinoa topped with apple mixture and yogurt, if desired.