Quinoa Oatmeal

Quinoa Oatmeal
Source: Latin Comfort Foods Made Healthy. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera Creative.
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Summary
Adding quinoa to oatmeal boost the fiber and protein in this classic breakfast dish. Make a double batch of this oatmeal and freeze it in single-serving portions for a quick weekday breakfast. Just heat it up in the microwave.
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    2/3 cup oatmeal, 2 tbsp raspberries, and 1 tbsp almond
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2/3 cup oatmeal, 2 tbsp raspberries, and 1 tbsp almond
  • Amount per serving Calories 200

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 125mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 11g
  • Protein 9g
  • Potassium 390mg
  • Phosphorus 280mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Fat-free milk, 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • skim milk
    2 cup
  • water
    1/2 cup
  • old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking)
    3/4 cup
  • quinoa
    1/4 cup
  • honey
    2 tsp
  • ground cinnamon
    1 tsp
  • vanilla extract
    1/2 tsp
  • salt
    1/8 tsp
  • raspberries
    1/2 cup
  • sliced almonds (toasted)
    1/4 cup
Directions

Directions

  1. Combine the milk and water in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

  2. Add the oats, quinoa, honey, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the oats and quinoa are tender, about 15 minutes. Serve topped with the raspberries and almonds.

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