This quick and easy dessert includes quinoa, a protein-packed grain found in the grocery store on the rice or bulk aisle. Let kids help with the simple steps in bold!
- 1½ cups quinoa
- 2 cups orange juice
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar or honey
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 tablespoons chopped nuts
- cinnamon to taste (optional)
Step 1: Rinse quinoa thoroughly, then place it in a medium stock pot.
Step 2: Add the orange juice, brown sugar or honey and butter.
Step 3: Bring to a boil, then simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes, until quinoa is tender.
Step 4: Fluff with a fork, sprinkle with nuts and cinnamon.
Source: The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook