I Must Love Me Too

If you have neglected yourself,
make a sincere apology to thee.
Gather the "love-me-not-petals" of your life
and start counting "I-must-love-me-too".
In no time at all you have
a beautiful flower blossom within you. ~ Dodinsky Writings

Friday, November 19, 2010

Quinoa with Toasted Hazelnuts and Dried Cranberries

Quinoa with Toasted Hazelnuts and Dried Cranberries

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 30 min


2 cups chicken broth
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp butter
1 small onion
1 cup quinoa, rinsed well in cold water
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup sliced hazelnuts
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 tsp pepper, ground
1 tbsp olive oil
1 bay leaf

Cooking Directions:

Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occassionally, until slightly soft. Add quinoa and toast the grains, stirring often, until fragrent and slightly browned. Stir in broth and bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer. Add bay leave(s) cinnamon, cranberries, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until all liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir in nuts and butter. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 280
% Calories From Fat 54.6%
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fats 3.2g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 10g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 1.8g
Cholesterol 7.6mg
Sodium 710mg
Total Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar 12g
Protein 7g

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