|5 min||15 min||2|
|1 1/2 cup||Almond milk, unsweetened (divided)|
|1/4 tsp||Cardamom, ground|
|1/4 tsp||Coarse salt|
|1 medium||Pear (sliced, divided)|
|1/2 cup||Quinoa, uncooked (rinsed)|
|4 tbsp||Sliced almonds (toasted, divided)|
|1/2 tsp||Vanilla extract, pure|
1. In a saucepan, bring quinoa, 3/4 cup almond milk, water, vanilla, salt, and cardamom to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 15 minutes.
2. Remove from heat and let rest five minutes, then fluff with a fork.
3. For each serving, top 1/2 cup quinoa with 1/2 cup almond milk, 1/2 sliced pear, and 2 Tbsp almonds.
is a great source of complete protein and is very high in fiber
contain many antioxidants which protect our cells from free radical damage