Quinoa Pudding

Dairy-Free Quinoa Pudding

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This deliciously spiced quinoa pudding is as easy to make as it is eat! Dairy-free and vegetarian, it’s the perfect comfort food to nibble on when you’re feeling low. It’s great eaten at breakfast,...

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups unsweetened almond milk, plus more
  • 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup honey (vegans See Ann’s Tips)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Nutrition Facts

Calories

266 cals

Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

6 g

Carbohydrates

48 g

Sugar

23 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

7 g

Sodium

91 mg

Directions

  1. Place quinoa in a strainer and rinse with water, let it drain for a couple of minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large saucepan and add water, almond milk and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil over medium high heat; reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid sticking.
  2. Add raisins, honey, vanilla extract and ground cinnamon. Stir to combine and remove from the heat. Let it cool to room temperature or refrigerate. Add more almond milk as need it, if pudding gets too thick.
  3. Serve with sliced almonds.

Chef Tips

To make this vegan too, swap out the honey for either agave nectar or maple syrup.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



2 comments

    1. Great question — the pot doesn't need to be covered while cooking. But watch the pot to be sure liquid isn't cooking off faster than it takes for quinoa to fully cook. If that happens, then reduce heat further and/or add more liquid to your pot. Hope that helps!

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