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Tuesday’s Tip: Overnight Quinoa for a Quick Breakfast

If you didn’t join us yesterday, this week’s posts are all about recipes using 9 ingredients.  These ingredients, all of which are prepped one day, make 5 recipes that only take 2-15 minutes to put together during the week.  Each ingredient will be used at least two times.  The nine ingredients are:

9 Ingredients for the Week!

9 Ingredients for the Week!

1 Large Sweet potato

3 Cups Uncooked Quinoa (we will be making it two ways!)

1 Bunch of Dinosaur Kale

1 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt

6 TBSP Parmesan Cheese

2 Chicken Breasts

1 Package Raspberries

1 1/2 Cup Milk

1/2 Cup Peanut Butter

(check out which ingredients you need to prep and yesterday’s recipe which was a twice baked stuffed sweet potato:  http://newsforchews.com/2015/03/02/meatless-monday-twice-baked-stuffed-sweet-potato/)

Today’s tip is a quick overnight breakfast quinoa that you make the night before and let the refrigerator do all the work.  It is an easy pour, stir, refrigerate, let the flavors blend together, pour into a bowl, and enjoy.  Below are the ingredients and measurements you need for this recipe.

1 cup cooked quinoa

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon honey


A few Raspberries

Overnight Quinoa Ingredients

Overnight Quinoa Ingredients

Pour first five ingredients into mason jar and stir to combine

Stirring the ingredients together

Stirring the ingredients together

Seal mason jar and place in refrigerator over night

Overnight Quinoa  Ingredients Combined

Overnight Quinoa Ingredients Combined

Another view of the quinoa before it goes in the fridge

Another view of the quinoa before it goes in the fridge

In the morning, stir in peanut butter and top with raspberries!

Overnight Quinoa with Raspberries!

Overnight Quinoa with Raspberries!

Overnight Quinoa topped with Raspberries

Who doesn’t want to take a bit of this?!

Again, these beautiful images were take by my friend, Kristi, from the blog, The Lady K.  Thank you to her and make sure you check her blog out!


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Tomorrow I am serving a main dish utilizing the chicken, baked quinoa, Parmesan Cheese and kale!

Stay hungry!

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