Honey Harvest Quinoa

READY IN: 35mins




  • Add the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under the tap; put the rinsed quinoa in a saucepan with the water.
  • Bring to a boil, then decrease heat to a simmer; cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the apple chunks and cranberries and continue to cook, covered over low heat, until the water is absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, toast the pecans in a dry skillet over med-high heat, stirring often, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • Let cool, then coarsely chop.
  • When the quinoa is cooked, stir in 1/2 cup of milk, 2 tablespoons honey, and the cinnamon; cook until the milk is heated through, about 1 more minute.
  • Spoon the cereal into serving bowls and top with the toasted pecans and butter, if using.
  • Serve with additional honey and milk to taste.