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Crockpot Breakfast Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk (of your choice)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
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Crockpot Breakfast Quinoa

Time: 15 minutes prep, 4 hours cook
Servings: 6
 

Directions

  1. Rinse the quinoa with running water using a fine mesh strainer. Drain. Combine the quinoa, salt, water and milk in crock pot. Cook on low for 4 hours. The texture should be like hot cooked oatmeal. After 3 1/2 hours remove lid stir and add cinnamon, agave and vanilla. Stir to combine. Replace lid and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Makes about 6 (1/2) servings.
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Summary

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Quinoa is one of my favorite things to eat for lunch and/or dinner and now breakfast too! I was not at all sure how this was going to cook up and become something creamy in consistency, but it did and it was TERRIFIC! Did I shout that loud enough? This is one delicious alternative for breakfast and the best thing about this recipe is that you can add anything you want and make it your own. Raisins, walnuts, pecans, chocolate chips, fresh fruit and whatever you like for sweetener (mine is agave syrup) . . . the possibilities are endless and certain to be delicious.