Good Morning Carrot Quinoa Cups

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Prep Time: 5 min  Cooking Time: 15 min  Total Time:  20 min Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Regular Quinoa  
  • 2.5 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 Cup Grated Carrot
  • 1 Teaspoon Grated Nutmeg (I grate this stuff fresh into the pot and I swear it makes a difference!)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon 
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Crushed Walnuts
  • 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 4 Tablespoons Applesauce

Directions:

Step 1: In a large pot, add quinoa, almond milk, and carrots. Leave on medium - high heat under mixture starts to bubble. Cover and let sit on medium heat for 5 minutes. 

Step 2: Add nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt to pot, and let sit on medium heat for another 5 minutes covered. 

Step 3: In a small sauce pan, melt coconut oil and add walnuts and a pinch of salt. Let toast on medium heat for 5 minutes. 

Step 4: Add maple syrup and applesauce to pot and stir. Let sit for 5 minutes covered. Uncover and stir. Scoop mixture into cups and top with toasted walnuts.