YOGURT AND FRUIT WITH QUINOA CRUNCH

 

  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. Splenda or sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh fruit
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 2 Tbls. almond oil
  • 2 Tbls. maple agave syrup blend

Directions

  • Toss quinoa, almond oil, and syrup to coat.
  • Spread into a thin layer on a cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until quinoa begins to brown.
  • Cool completely.
  • Mix yogurt with sugar or splenda and vanilla.
  • Spoon into a glass, top with fruit, almonds, and 2 Tbls. of quinoa crunch.
  • Store remaining quinoa in an airtight container.

Notes

I eat fruit with yogurt for breakfast often, so I am always looking for ways to change it up. I read a quinoa crunch recipe in the newest Body and Soul magazine, but didn't have all of the ingredients, so I came up with this version. It was a delicious twist!

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