Fruit & Nut Quinoa

Fruit & Nut Quinoa

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This sweet quinoa dessert is topped with fresh blackberries and raspberries and drizzled with honey.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and well-drained
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 4 teaspoons honey

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  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together the quinoa, milk, water, cinnamon and salt. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in pecans. Top each serving evenly with fresh berries. Drizzle each serving with 1 teaspoon honey.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ¾ cup quinoa mixture, ½ cup berries and 1 teaspoon honey
  • Per serving: 325 calories; 13 g fat(1 g sat); 8 g fiber; 45 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 100 mcg folate; 1 mg cholesterol; 13 g sugars; 227 IU vitamin A; 16 mg vitamin C; 129 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 67 mg sodium; 501 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (27% daily value), Folate (25% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3
  • Exchanges: 2½ starch, 2 fat, ½ fruit

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