Quintessential fall flavors turn a bowl of quinoa into a warm and comforting morning meal that will keep you satisfied until lunch.

1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup golden raisins
1 cup warmed fat-free milk (or non-dairy milk)
1 gala apple, peeled and diced
1/4 cup pecans, chopped

1. Combine quinoa, water, cinnamon, and vanilla in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and let cook for 15 minutes until quinoa can be fluffed with a fork.
2. Divide cooked quinoa between four bowls. Stir in applesauce and raisins, and pour in milk. Top with apples, pecans, and more cinnamon.

Skill Level: Beginner
Serves: 4
Start to Finish: Less than 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 301
36mg Sodium
50g Carbs
6g Fiber
8g Fat
1g Saturated Fat
9g Protein
118mg Calcium