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Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa

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This recipe is a no stress and no sweat kind of meal (those are the best kind in my opinion). Some days a simple and guilt-free recipe is exactly what you need to jumpstart the morning and get the kids to school on time. Slow cookers are an often overlooked kitchen essential that should be utilized to their full time-saving potential. A slow cooker is are a wonderful addition to the kitchen of an on-the-go family, and is essential to preparing this breakfast quinoa. Prepping for this meal is unbelievably easy, just throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker before you go to bed and set it to low overnight. In the morning this quinoa will be ready to serve for a deliciously healthy breakfast!


Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa

Ingredients: (5 Servings)

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 cups milk (or almond milk)
  • 4 medjool dates chopped
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 1 apple peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For detailed directions that explains how to prepare this Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Bake, visit the blog My Whole Food Life.

This recipe was originally penned by Melissa, a healthy eats expert that calls Dallas home. She is a self-proclaimed vegetarian of 16 years and considers cooking her true passion and loves developing recipes for her popular blog My Whole Food Life You can connect with the food-maven on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.



Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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