Are you getting a little tired of oats? Sometimes oatmeal can get a bit boring but did you know that there are other delicious grains you can have instead? This Honey-kissed Autumn Cherry Breakfast Quinoa is as simple as making oats in the morning and includes favorite flavors like cherries and spices that make you crave this at the start to your day.
Quinoa is a healthy alternative to oats – and also naturally gluten-free. Minerals abound in quinoa: manganese, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, and tons of fiber. The daily value for fiber is 25 grams of fiber each day for a 2,000 diet and in just a 1/2 cup of quinoa, you get 6 grams – a significant amount. For a less mushy texture than oats and a vibrant burst of flavor, make breakfast quinoa as an alternative to oats. By adding in crunchy and sweet flavors like coconut flakes, chopped pecans, honey, vanilla and sweet frozen cherries, you’ll be ready to face any rainy day. Honey-kissed Autumn Cherry Breakfast Quinoa is packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a healthy start to your morning. Pro tip – make quinoa ahead and keep in the refrigerator for breakfast and dinner recipes alike!Honey-kissed Autumn Cherry Breakfast Quinoa as a healthy alternative to oats #whole grains #healthybreakfast Click To Tweet
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Ginger Hultin,MS, RD, CSO
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