Who says you can't have it all? With the highest level of omega-3 fats compared to any other nut, walnuts are another superfood that makes this classic combination a smart start to your day. From Quinoa 365.
Rinse quinoa well with water to remove bitter coating; drain.
Place walnuts in a small saucepan on medium-high heat. Stir frequently until the walnuts are toasted and fragrant, about 3-4 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and let walnuts cool slightly. Chop and set aside.
Combine quinoa, water, and oat bran in a medium saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer and cook for 12 minutes. Leave the saucepan on the burner, covered, for an additional 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the walnuts and maple syrup. Transfer to a bowl and top with milk, yogurt, or cream, if using.