Quinoa Grapefruit Blueberry Breakfast

During the cold and dark Canadian winter months, it’s important to stay warm and well-nourished. Using in-season ingredients and produce is a simple way to brighten your winter blues and introduce authentic vitamin-rich flavour to your meals.

“Florida grapefruit reaches its best taste during the heart of winter, making it a great source of fresh, nutrient-rich fruit at a time when many others are not available,” says Emily Richards, Home Economist. “I like to add Florida grapefruit and its juice to salads, savoury dishes and snacks.”

Follow the recipe below from Emily to add Florida sunshine and a boost of energy to your blustery mornings. This refreshing breakfast combines hot quinoa with Florida grapefruit and blueberries for a new twist on breakfast.

Quinoa Grapefruit Blueberry Breakfast

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 Servings

Quinoa Grapefruit Blueberry Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) Florida grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) water
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey or maple syrup
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 Florida ruby red grapefruit, segmented
  • 1 cup (250 mL) fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 0% vanilla or plain yogurt
  • Fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine grapefruit juice, water, quinoa and honey. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Stir in grapefruit and blueberries; divide into shallow bowls and top with yogurt. Garnish with mint to serve.

Notes

www.newscanada.com

http://canadianhometrends.com/quinoa-grapefruit-blueberry-breakfast/

Written by Canadian Home Trends

Canadian Home Trends

Canadian Home Trends magazine gives you a personal tour of the most stunning homes and condos across Canada. You’ll be inspired by a selection of accessible home décor products, trend reports, simple yet stylish DIY projects, and much more. In each issue, you are given the tools to recreate designer spaces you’ve always dreamt of having at home, in-depth renovation and design advice, colour palette and furniture pairings, and Canada’s best places to shop.

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Canadian Home Trends magazine gives you a personal tour of the most stunning homes and condos across Canada. You'll be inspired by a selection of accessible home décor products, trend reports, simple yet stylish DIY projects, and much more. In each issue, you are given the tools to recreate designer spaces you've always dreamt of having at home, in-depth renovation and design advice, colour palette and furniture pairings, and Canada's best places to shop.

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