Berry Breakfast Quinoa

A perfect mix of breakfast flavors in one powerful little cup. So many layers to love: yogurt, chia seeds, quinoa, fresh...

A perfect mix of breakfast flavors in one powerful little cup. So many layers to love: yogurt, chia seeds, quinoa, fresh berries, almonds, cinnamon. Make it the night before and grab some extra zzzzs.

Notes

Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories260 ( Calories from Fat70), Total Fat8g (Saturated Fat1 1/2g, Trans Fat0g ), Cholesterol5mg Sodium80mg Total Carbohydrate40g (Dietary Fiber4g Sugars24g ), Protein8g ; % Daily Value*: Vitamin A10%; Vitamin C15%; Calcium15%; Iron8%; Exchanges:2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  milk
  • containers (6 oz each) Yoplait Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla, strawberry or harvest peach yogurt
  • 2  Teaspoons  chia seed
  • 1  Cup  cooled cooked quinoa (1/4 cup uncooked)
  • 2  Cups  fresh fruit (mixed berries or chopped peaches)
  • 1/4  Cup  coarsely chopped toasted almonds or pecans
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon

Directions

Step 1
In medium bowl, stir together milk, yogurt and chia seed until blended. Evenly divide mixture among 4 glasses. Spoon 1/4 cup cooled cooked quinoa on top of yogurt layer on each.

Step 2
Top each with a layer of fruit and almonds. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Let stand 5 minutes, or cover and refrigerate overnight.

Berry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Berry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

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