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Quinoa & Oats

Most health experts agree that whole grains are a great way to start your day. The combination of quinoa and oatmeal takes things to the next level. You get all the benefits of whole grains with an added boost of (complete) protein. Best of all—these Quinoa & Oats will keep you full until lunchtime.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy, Quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 359kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk or regular milk if preferred
  • ¾ cup old-fashioned oats gluten free
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • cup berries
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  • Combine milk, oats, cinnamon, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce to medium-low. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add quinoa and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in flax seeds and maple syrup. Divide into serving bowls and top with berries and pumpkin seeds.

Notes

Make it Cleaner: Skip the maple syrup and use water instead of milk. Make it Gluten-Free: Be sure to use gluten free oats

Nutrition

Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 3.6mg