Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Two bowls of Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Recipe makes: 5 servings (3/4 cup per serving)

Preparation time: 15 to 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Equipment: one set of measuring cups, one set of measuring spoons, one knife, one cutting board, one stove or hot plate, one non-stick frying pan, one rubber spatula, five serving bowls

What you need to make this recipe:

  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups diced unpeeled apple
  • 1 ½ cup skim milk
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 4 teaspoons real maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa

How to make Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa:

Step 1: Turn the stove or hot plate on to medium heat. Put the non-stick frying pan on the stove or hotplate.

Step 2: Put the butter in the frying pan.

Step 3: When the butter is melted, put the apple into the frying pan.

Step 4: Cook the apple, stirring often with a rubber spatula, for about two minutes or until the apple starts to soften.

Step 5: Add the milk, raisins, maple syrup or honey, cinnamon, and vanilla to the frying pan. Stir, using the rubber spatula, to combine with the apple.

Step 6: Cook the apple mixture until bubbles appear around the edges of the frying pan.

Step 7: Add the cooked quinoa to the apple mixture. Cook, stirring often, until some of the milk has been absorbed and the mixture thickens (about 2 minutes).

Step 8: Take the frying pan off the stove or hotplate.

Step 9: Divide the quinoa evenly between five serving bowls. Top with more cinnamon if desired

Allergy information:

Contains milk.

May contain wheat and gluten.

About this recipe:

Quinoa is a gluten-free whole grain and is a source of fibre. Getting enough fibre in your diet can help keep your gut healthy.


To make this recipe milk-free, use a milk alternative like unsweetened soy beverage.

To make this recipe wheat and gluten-free, use certified gluten-free quinoa.

Storage information:

Store the Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days or in the freezer for 1 to 2 months.

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