|~ Creamy Breakfast Quinoa ~|
1/2 cup quinoa (any color, rinse well)
1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk (hemp, rice, soy)
1/2 cup dried OR 1 cup fresh berries (mix-and-match cherry, blueberry, cranberry, raisins)
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped (toasted or raw)
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Place quinoa and milk in a medium pan. Bring to a simmer (don't boil), then cover and cook for about 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender, stirring occasionally.
Turn off heat, stir in fruit, nuts and vanilla; cover and let set 2-3 minutes. Spoon into serving bowls and top with nuts, fruit and/or milk. Sweeten with a touch honey, maple syrup or a pinch of brown sugar, if desired.
Makes 4 servings
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