Yogurt and Fruit with Quinoa Crunch
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • 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
  1. Toss quinoa, almond oil, and syrup to coat.
  2. Spread into a thin layer on a cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until quinoa begins to brown.
  3. Cool completely.
  4. Mix yogurt with sugar or splenda and vanilla.
  5. Spoon into a glass, top with fruit, almonds, and 2 Tbls. of quinoa crunch.
  6. Store remaining quinoa in an airtight container.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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!