Mixed Berry Breakfast Quinoa

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Think nothing's better than a slow cooker breakfast recipe? How about one that fuels you with 7 g protein and 6 g fiber?!

Mixed Berry Breakfast Quinoa
Prep Time:
15 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 very ripe bananas

  • 4 cup water

  • 2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained

  • 1 12 ounce package frozen mixed berries

  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted*

Directions

  1. Place bananas in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker; mash with a fork. Stir in the next seven ingredients (through salt).

  2. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or on high for 2 1/2 hours. Sprinkle servings with walnuts.

*

To toast nuts, preheat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts in a shallow baking pan. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until light brown, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
5g Fat
43g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 13.6mg 68%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Potassium 368mg 8%
Folate, total 87.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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