Quinoa with Strawberries and Buttermilk

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

Yield: Serves 1
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 301
  • Fat: 9.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 11.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 45.8g
  • Fiber: 6.9g
  • Sodium: 76mg


  • 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


  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.

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