This quick, healthy recipe with simple ingredients and directions is easy to make for breakfast or a snack. Feels like Autumn to me! Quinoa is a complete protein grain with all essential amino acids and high magnesium content, plus it's gluten-free and versatile in the kitchen. It works just as well with dinner as it does for breakfast -- it's all about the ingredients you use.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
2 Tbsp raw almond butter
Almond Milk, to taste
Cinnamon (optional)
Honey or Maple Syrup (optional)
Almond Slivers (optional)

DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook quinoa to package directions - or - 1 cup boiling water to 1/2 cup quinoa, simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Use homemade or organic canned pumpkin puree. Mix in 1/2 cup pumpkin puree and 2 Tbsp almond butter until well mixed.
  3. Add almond milk, cinnamon, honey or maple syrup and mix.
  4. Top with almond slivers. Serve immediately.


*Try adding pumpkin spice for extra kick.


Prep & Serve time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2-3


Enjoy!

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