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Quinoa with Strawberries and Buttermilk

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr


Yield Serves 1
Cook quinoa for dinner, save leftovers for breakfast, and start the day with 46g whole grains per serving.


  • 3/4 cup cooked quinoa (such as Ancient Harvest Traditional Organic)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 301
  • fat 9.1 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • protein 11.1 g
  • carbohydrate 45.8 g
  • fiber 6.9 g
  • sodium 76 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine cooked quinoa and buttermilk in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 45 seconds. Stir; let stand for 1 minute. Top with sliced strawberries, almonds, and honey.

Cook's Notes

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