Chocolate-Banana Breakfast Quinoa
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1/2 cup skim milk (you can substitute almond milk)
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 banana, mashed
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Bring quinoa to a boil with the milk and water, then simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, until all liquid is absorbed. Stir occasionally.
- Transfer quinoa into a bowl and add mashed banana, honey, cocoa powder, and vanilla.
- Serve immediately.
Source: Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center
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