Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal

Serves 3 20 minute prep time

By Vega on September 22, 2014, categorized in Breakfast

Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal

Fall is officially in motion and what better way to start your morning than with a hot bowl of Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal. 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!

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  • 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!

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