Quinoa Oatmeal with Almonds, Apricots and Wheat Germ

Written by lwm staff. Posted in Breakfast,Brunch.

Getting bored with your usual oatmeal? Try this unique and creamy quinoa version. If you're strapped for time in the morning, make it the night before and warm it up the next day. Serve it with a dollop of plain yogurt and fresh berries or additional milk and sprinkled cinnamon.


2 cups fat-free milk, plus more for serving

1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed

1/4 cup Kretschmer Original Toasted Wheat GermKretschmer Original Toasted Wheat Germ

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1/3 cup chopped dried apricots

2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds

Bring milk to a slow boil in small saucepan. Stir in quinoa, reduce heat to medium low, cover and cook for about 20 minutes until about half of the milk is absorbed.

Uncover, stir in wheat germ, turn heat to medium and stir constantly for about 3 to 5 minutes until most of the milk is absorbed and quinoa is cooked. Stir in maple syrup, dried apricots and almonds. Serve warm.
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