Fall is officially in motion and what’s a better way to start your morning than with a hot bowl of apple cinnamon cereal made with quinoa for extra fiber. With warming spices, cinnamon and nutmeg combined with crisp autumn apples, this bowl of goodness will become a regular in this season’s breakfast repertoire.
Get creative with those toppings and let us know your favorite combo!
- 1 cup dry quinoa
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup apple cider or apple juice
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 pinch nutmeg
- 1 apple (cored and diced)
- Optional toppings: chopped nuts, raisins, maple syrup
Rinse quinoa with cold water.
Add quinoa, apple juice/cider, water, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg into a medium pot.
Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
Add diced apple and reduce heat to medium-low.
Simmer until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
Serve warm with your favorite plant-based toppings!