Breakfast Quinoa

June 29, 2012 at 2:39pm

 

 

SUPER FOOD: CINNAMON

 

City of Hope scientists found that cinnamon extract interferes with a tumor’s ability to grow by blocking the tumor from forming blood vessels to feed it. Find out more about the potentially cancer-stunting benefits of cinnamon here: Sweet Holiday Spice May Be Cancer’s Bitter Enemy

SUPER FOOD: CINNAMON

 

City of Hope scientists found that cinnamon extract interferes with a tumor’s ability to grow by blocking the tumor from forming blood vessels to feed it. Find out more about the potentially cancer-stunting benefits of cinnamon here: Sweet Holiday Spice May Be Cancer’s Bitter Enemy.

 

Breakfast Quinoa

 

Recipe courtesy of Kate from CookieandKate.com.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup or more cooked quinoa, warmed
  • 1/2 to 1 cup milk of choice (almond milk, coconut milk, cows milk)
  • 1/3 cup or more fruit (berries, chopped apple or pear, tropical fruit)
  • Optional add-ons: toasted nuts, apple sauce, coconut flakes, balsamic vinegar, chopped dark chocolate, spices like cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Optional sweeteners: honey, real maple syrup, agave nectar, raw sugar, brown sugar

 

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, combine warmed quinoa with milk. Top with fruit, add-ons and sweetener of choice. Good morning to you!

 

More flavor combinations to try:

  • Almond milk, fresh or dried cherries, chopped dark chocolate, maple syrup
  • Almond milk, fresh or defrosted frozen raspberries, toasted almonds
  • Coconut milk, pineapple chunks, chopped and toasted macadamia nuts, coconut flakes
  • Almond milk, chopped pear, toasted pecans (or walnuts), honey
  • Any milk, sliced banana, any toasted nuts.

 

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