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Apples and Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast


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Apples and Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast

This is a nice alternative to oatmeal with the added value of protein found in quinoa. The apples provide a natural sweetness that means you don't have to add any sugar.


  • Ready Time : 0 min




  • 1/2 cup raw quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk of any kind
  • dash of sea salt
  • 1 apple finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Bring quinoa, apple, cinnamon, salt and water to a boil in a small pot.  Once boiling reduce to simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes until water is absorbed.  Add milk of choice, stir and remove from heat and enjoy for a wonderful breakfast.


Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 200
  • Total Fat: 3g
  • Total Carbs: 40g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 7g


About Tamar Genger MA, RD


Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!




2 Responses to Apples and Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast

  1. This looks so tasty. I love hot quinoa cereal and have a bunch of apples that need cooking. Breakfast tomorrow!

  2. avatar says: lirihm

    I just tried this recipe and it was delicious! I’m not much of a breakfast person, but this could make me change my mind. I found it keeps well and can be made in advance and reheated. Thanks for the recipe!

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