QUINOA/ALMOND BUTTER

quinoa-almond-butter

MAKES 4 SERVINGS

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups almond milk (or rice milk), unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons chunky almond butter
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 banana, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • *Optional: ¼ cup raisins
  • * Optional: 1/3 teaspoon xylitol
  • Add any other fresh fruit topping of your choice.

 

  1. In a medium saucepan, over high heat, bring milk, quinoa, almond butter, cinnamon and maple extract to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until milk is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat and add raisins. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Add banana and almonds. Add xylitol if desired.
  5. Serve warm

 

Nutrition Per Serving

205 Calories, 32g Carbohydrates, 0g Saturated Fats, 99mg Sodium, 7g Protein, 9g Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 4g Fiber

 

 

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