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    Hot Quinoa Cereal with Blueberries and Almond Butter

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 mins

    3 mins

    5 mins

    GinnyP's Note:

    Credit goes to Melissa Diane Smith, author of "Going Against the Grain" for this recipe. Her book is filled with interesting information, a good read! Not to mention all the good recipes in the last part of the book! : )

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil the water and add the quinoa flakes and a dash of salt (optional) and cook for 90 seconds, stirring frequently.
    2. 2
      Remove from the heat and allow it to cool and thicken slightly.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, put the blueberries in a small saucepan and heat on low until thawed and warmed.
    4. 4
      Stir the nut butter into the cooked cereal and mix well until the nut butter is evenly dispersed and no clumps remain.
    5. 5
      Stir in the almond extract and the thawed blueberries (and resulting blueberry juice).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 18, 2007

      55

      I loved this and quinoa is the only plant food that is a complete protein in and of itself. I had no almond extract so I used pure vanilla extract. This would also be great with raspberries, blackberries or sauteed apples and cinnamon. I suspect that previous reviewers may have made this using regular quinoa and not the flakes for cereal. Try it but don't use the regular quinoa! Thank you Ginny for posting!

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    • on August 04, 2005

      15

    • on March 27, 2005

      25

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    Nutritional Facts for Hot Quinoa Cereal with Blueberries and Almond Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (369 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 362.6
     
    Calories from Fat 115
    31%
    Total Fat 12.8 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 89.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 55.1 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
    20%
    Sugars 12.2 g
    49%
    Protein 10.0 g
    20%

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