Quinoa is a superfood that's easy to add to your diet. In this video, learn how to prepare it for breakfast.  (Ashley Chase/MNN & Nick Scott/MNN)


In this episode, Chef A shows us how to prepare a sweet breakfast quinoa, featuring dried fruit and fresh spices.

Ingredients for Sweet Breakfast Quinoa

2 cups apple juice

1 cup quinoa

2 cinnamon sticks

1 tsp ground nutmeg

To taste:

Dried apricot

Golden raisins

Chopped almonds



Agave nectar


1. Add 2 cups of apple juice and 2 cinnamon sticks to medium saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.

2. Bring the liquid to a boil. Once it's boiling, add 1 cup of quinoa.

3. Cover pot with a lid and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 20-25 minutes until liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender. Fluff quinoa with a fork.

4. While warm, add your choice of butter, cream, fruit, and chopped nuts, all to taste. Option to sweeten with agave nectar drizzled over the top.

5. Stir and enjoy.

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Cooking with Chef A: Quinoa for breakfast
Video: Quinoa is a superfood. Learn how to prepare it for breakfast! This tasty recipe includes dried fruit and fresh spices.