Hot Quinoa Cereal with Maple Syrup Apples Recipe

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Hot Quinoa Cereal with Maple Syrup Apples
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  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • dash of ground cloves
  • 2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter


  1. Combine apple and 1/4 cup water in a small skillet; bring to a boil. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Remove from heat; uncover and let stand.
  2. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat; stir in quinoa flakes and salt. Cook 1 1/2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, and let stand 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. While cereal stands, return apple mixture to medium heat; add syrup, butter, and vanilla, stirring just until butter melts. Serve apple mixture over cereal.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 278.38 Kcal (1166 kJ)
Calories from fat 67.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.49g 12%
Cholesterol 15.27mg 5%
Sodium 83.74mg 3%
Potassium 291.9mg 6%
Total Carbs 49.43g 16%
Sugars 24.9g 100%
Dietary Fiber 4.55g 18%
Protein 4.07g 8%
Vitamin C 5.9mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 51.4mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 91.59 Kcal (383 kJ)
Calories from fat 22.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.46g 12%
Cholesterol 5.02mg 5%
Sodium 27.55mg 3%
Potassium 96.04mg 6%
Total Carbs 16.26g 16%
Sugars 8.19g 100%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 18%
Protein 1.34g 8%
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Iron 0.5mg 8%
Calcium 16.9mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 7

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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