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breakfast quinoa cereal with mixed berries

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Packed with superfood ingredients, this is a fabulous way to start your day with this healthy Breakfast Quinoa Cereal with Mixed Berries!

serves 2 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For breakfast quinoa cereal with mixed berries

  • 1 c
    quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 c
    milk (mix with about 2/3 cup evaporated milk)
  • 1 md
    cinnamon stick
  • 1 pinch
    fleur de sel (substitute with ground himalayan sea salt)
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried raisins
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried blueberries
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried goji berries
  • 1/4 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    chopped walnuts (optional)
  • maple syrup, milk, sliced bananas, chopped apples - what ever you like to top your cereal with

How To Make breakfast quinoa cereal with mixed berries

  • 1
    In a sieve, rinse quinoa thoroughly and then place sieve over a bowl and soak quinoa for 15 minutes; drained well for 15 minutes.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan, add milk and evaporated milk if there’s leftover in your fridge otherwise just milk is fine. Add cinnamon stick, fleur de sel, raisins, cranberries, blueberries and goji berries; stir. Add drained quinoa, stir and bring to a boil. Add vanilla extract, stir to combine, cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Let simmer until liquid is absorb and quinoa is tender, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    When it’s done, discard cinnamon stick and serve immediately. Garnish with walnut, maple syrup and milk
  • 4
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