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    Savory Quinoa-Spinach Breakfast Bars

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    1 hr 40 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    ribbit!'s Note:

    In my quest to add quinoa to my diet, I came across this recipe. However, there was no nutritional information attached to it. As I am trying to watch my sodium and cholesterol, I wanted to enter it in here so that I can keep track of the numbers. :) Originally found on the Enlightenedcooking blog.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    bars

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F Oil a 9-inch square baking pan.
    2. 2
      Rinse the quinoa well, and place in a saucepan with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed. Turn off heat and set aside.
    3. 3
      Squeeze alll the water out of the thawed spinach and place in a bowl. Add the quinoa and the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
    4. 4
      Spread the mixture into the prepared baking pan.
    5. 5
      Bake for 55 to 65 minutes until set and golden brown. Cool in the pan on a cooling rack for at least 20 minutes or until completely cool. Cut into 16 bars.
    6. 6
      This can be served either warm or cold. You can store the bars in the refrigerator for a week, or freeze them for up to a month.

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    Nutritional Facts for Savory Quinoa-Spinach Breakfast Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (57 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 68.7
     
    Calories from Fat 18
    26%
    Total Fat 2.0 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 23.8 mg
    7%
    Sodium 133.4 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.8 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    6%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 4.3 g
    8%

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