Fruity Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers

bowl of quinoaWarm breakfast cereals are a great start on a cold winter morning. Quinoa cooks quickly which makes it a perfect choice for breakfast. It’s also packed with nutrition that will energize your child for a busy day.

1/2 cup quinoa

1 cup water

1/4 cup diced apples

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Milk

Maple Syrup

In a saucepan add quinoa and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add apples and cinnamon; cover and simmer until water is absorbed (about 10 more minutes). Serve with milk and sweeten to taste with maple syrup.

Makes 4 toddler or 2 adult servings.