29 April 2010

Recipe: Warm Quinoa

Warm Quinoa

Preparation Time: 15 minutes.
Serves 4

Ingredients:
200 - 250g quinoa 250ml low fat milk + extra for serving
250g water
1/2 banana, chopped
1 small apple, chopped (keep peel on)


Serve with: cinnamon for a sweet smell, and honey if you want a sweeter taste.

Preparation:
Add the milk, water and quinoa to a saucepan
Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for about 10 -15 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed.
Dish into bowls and add some milk if desired.
Add the banana and apple and mix well.
Sprinkle cinnamon over it, or add a drizzle of honey if you wish.

Tip: Quinoa is very low in fat and also a good carbohydrate option for other meals such as dinner. To decrease the fat content of this meal even more, use skim milk instead of low fat milk.

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