Apple and Almond Butter Breakfast Bowl

Try this tasty bowl for a healthy breakfast full of fiber and protein.

 

Adapted from Clean Eating Bowls by Kenzie Swanhart

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 medium apple, diced
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  •  ¼ + ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  •  Pinch sea salt
  •  ½ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup almond milk, unsweetened
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts or pecans, optional

Instructions

  1. Place a small pot over medium-high heat. Add the apples, maple syrup, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, lemon juice and salt
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring frequently. When the fruit is tender and has slightly caramelized, 5-7 minutes, transfer it to a medium bowl and set aside
  3. In the same pot, add the quinoa, almond milk, and the remaining ½ teaspoon cinnamon and bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer and put the lid on. Once the liquid is absorbed and the quinoa is tender, remove the pot from the heat.
  5. Divide the quinoa between two bowls and top with the fruit, chopped almonds and a splash of almond milk (optional)

Nutrition Facts per serving : 315 calories, 11 grams fat, 165mg sodium, 46 grams carbohydrates, 6 grams fiber, 13 grams sugar (0 grams added), 10 grams protein