Quinoa-Maca Breakfast Bowls
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegan / healthy
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Serves: 3 to 4
 
Two superfoods — quinoa and maca root — combine in a breakfast bowl that will fuel you for hours.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup vanilla nondairy milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons maca root powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup, or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup raisins or dried cranberries, optional
  • Fresh fruit as desired (bananas, strawberries, kiwi, mango, blueberries)
Instructions
  1. Combine the quinoa with the nondairy milk and wanter in a small saucepan. Bring to a slow boil, then turn down the heat and simmer gently until the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat, then stir in the maca, syrup, cinnamon, and optional dried fruit.
  3. Divide between 3 to 4 serving bowls, and top with sliced fresh fruit as desired. Serve warm.
  4. Any unused portion can be transferred to a covered container or cooled and kept in the saucepan to use the next day.
Recipe by VegKitchen at http://www.vegkitchen.com/recipes/quinoa-maca-breakfast-bowls/