Quinoa Oatmeal with Cranberries and Blueberries

Here is a new twist on the ordinary oatmeal breakfast. Adding the quinoa gives extra fiber and protein. Roasting the cranberries and blueberries creates a delicious and nutritious topping.

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Quinoa Oatmeal with Cranberries and Blueberries

  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 TBSP coconut oil
  • honey (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, add oatmeal, quinoa, water and almond milk.
  2. Cook on low until creamy and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  3. While oatmeal is cooking, place cranberries and blueberries in a roasting pan.
  4. Add coconut oil and roast at 400 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until cranberries have popped.
  5. Pour oatmeal into individual bowls and top with fruit mixture.
  6. Add honey for extra sweetness, if desired.