Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

Sunday , 5, January 2014 Leave a comment

Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

This healthy creamy breakfast quinoa is infused with aromatic cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. ­čÖé


  • 1/2 cup quinoa…rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup low-fat Milk
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp. ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground Nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground Ginger
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 large Egg White
  • 2 tbsp. Currants or Raisins


  • ┬áHeat medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add Quinoa… cook.. stirring constantly.. until the grains are separated┬á..about 2 to 4 minutes.
  • Stir in Milk.. Water.. Cinnamon.. Nutmeg.. Ginger..Salt. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook uncovered.. stirring occasionally.. until Quinoa is tender.. 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.. stir in Honey and Vanilla.
  • Whisk Egg White in small bowl with 1 tbsp. of the hot cereal. Repeat with 5 more tbsp. until Egg White is completely blended.
  • Stir in Currants/Raisins. Return Cereal to saucepan.. cook.. stirring.. over medium-low heat until thickened slightly.. 1 to 2 minutes.

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day..serve cold or reheat over low heat or in the microwave.. thin with water or milk.

Recipe courtesy of Eating Well

Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

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