- 3 cups water
- 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
- 1/2 cup steel-cut oats
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
1. The night before, combine the water, quinoa, oats, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat, transfer to a covered container and chill overnight.
2. In the morning, reheat the cereal in the saucepan on the stove-top. Add the maple syrup. Customize each serving with spices, fruit, and nuts. For serving:
3. Any combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, fresh berries, chopped apple, raisins, dried cranberries, chopped toasted pecans, or walnuts.
Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 204, Fat, total (g): 3, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 41, Monounsaturated fat (g): , Polyunsaturated fat (g): 1, Trans fatty acid (g): , fiber (g): 4, sugar (g): 14, pro. (g): 6, vit. A (IU): 7, vit. C (mg): , Thiamin (mg): , Riboflavin (mg): , Niacin (mg): , Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg): , Folate (µg): 39, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg): , sodium (mg): 154, Potassium (mg): 171, calcium (mg): 46, iron (mg): 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.