Quinoa, when prepared with cinnamon and sugar, is a hearty, healthy way to start the day. Slideshow:  Whole Grain Breakfasts 

November 2013

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Credit: © Emily Farris

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total:
25 mins
Yield:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium pot over high heat, bring the quinoa, water and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the quinoa has fully absorbed the water, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat.

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  • In a separate bowl, mix the butter, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract, then pour over the cooked quinoa and mix well.

Make Ahead

The quinoa can be made a day ahead and refrigerated, then rewarmed on the stove top with 1/4 cup of water.

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