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Quick and Easy Pecan and Maple Quinoa Cereal

Adapted from Delicious Living
Serves 3-4

Ingredients:

3 cup water
Pinch of kosher or sea salt (optional)
1 cup quinoa flakes
3 tablespoon pure maple syrup, divided
6 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

1. In small saucepan, bring water to boil. Add salt, if using, and quinoa flakes. Stir and cook for about 1-1/2 minutes or until cereal starts to thicken.
2. Mix in 1/2 tablespoon syrup, most of the pecans, and vanilla extract. Transfer to a small serving bowl.
3. Top with remaining 1/2 tablespoon syrup and remaining pecans.
4. Serve immediately.
5. Enjoy!

Variations: Try adding a handful of dried fruit or a combination of fruits and nuts

Nutrition facts: 3 servings: 288 calories; 42 carbs; 5gm pro; 12 gm fat