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Mike Tryon's Legislative Breakfast

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Illinois Representative Mike Tryon shares a recipe he developed for a hot, simple and diabetes-friendly breakfast cereal.
Ingredients
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Skim milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (or almond milk/soy milk)
  Quinoa 1 Tablespoon
  Banana 1⁄2
  Oatmeal 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Oat bran 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pot, put together water, milk and quinoa; let it cook for 5 minutes until quinoa is done.
2. Add in the banana, oatmeal, oatmeal bran, salt and cinnamon powder; cook for another 3 minutes.
3. Add in the walnut, brown sugar and vanilla; mix well.

SERVING
4. Serve hot quinoa with blueberries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Quinoa
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g20.9%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.2 mg0.4%

Sodium 288.7 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g35%

Sugars 16.3 g

Protein 13 g25.4%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 10.2%

Calcium 35.3% Iron 79.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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