Bring milk and quinoa to a boil in a medium sauce pot. Lower to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes
Remove from heat and let cool slightly
Stir in applesauce, cinnamon, and vanilla to mix well
Warm ½ cup milk slightly in the microwave and if desired, microwave diced apple to soften and warm
Drizzle quinoa with warmed milk and top with apple, raisins, walnuts, and more cinnamon if desired
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Quinoa is a smart replacement for oatmeal for its higher protein count, more b vitamins and iron. Quinoa is also a complete protein source - proteins that contain every type of amino acid that the body needs in sufficient amounts.
This apple cinnamon breakfast bowl recipe has an estimated 267 calories per serving, with 4 servings overall.