Servings: Makes 5 servings, 2/3 cup per serving (about 3 ounces of milk per serving)
Skill Level: Easy
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Apple-Raisin Breakfast Quinoa


1 cup – quinoa, rinsed according to package directions

1/2 teaspoon – ground cinnamon

2 cups – lowfat or fat free milk

1/2 cup – water

3 tablespoons – brown sugar

1- tart-sweet apple (such as Braeburn), chopped

1/2 cup – raisins

1/3 cup – chopped toasted walnuts


Toast quinoa and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring often.

Cook until quinoa is golden and cinnamon is fragrant, about 2 minutes.

Add milk, water, and brown sugar, bring to a simmer, and cover.

Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until liquid is absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.

Fold in chopped apple, raisins, and walnuts and let stand a few minutes, covered, to heat through.

Serve with additional milk.


Recipe and image provided by the Milk Life campaign, representing the nation’s milk companies. MilkLife

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