Warm Farro & Apple Breakfast Bowl

This warm farro & baked cinnamon apple breakfast bowl is the recipe to go to for those of us who love cereal but want to avoid all the harmful health downsides to processed box cereals. (Ewww bad carbs, man!)

Plus, it’s kinda loaded with goodness for your tastebuds, natural fuel for your body and an abundance of the nutrients your body needs to function at its best.

Ever heard the saying “Everything you eat is either feeding disease or fighting it”?

This dish resonates with that.

Each ingredient (well, I suppose except for the tiny measure of maple syrup) is helping you heal, lose weight and reduce your risk of illness.

Since the “quinoa crunch” in this recipe makes for a delicious crunchy topping fit for tons of other snacks like salads or yogurts, I split up this recipe and gave the quinoa crunch it’s own mini recipe below.

Quinoa Crunch

Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 15 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed & drained
  • pinch of salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F degrees
  2. Spread quinoa onto a towel/paper towels to dry it as much as possible
  3. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix together.
  4. Transfer ingredients over to a lined baking sheet and distribute evenly. Bake 10-12 minutes or until fragrant.
  5. Let cool and set aside.

Keep reading to make your own uber healthy, tasty warm farro & cinnamon baked apple breakfast bowl.


Warm Farro & Apple Breakfast Bowl

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 15 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa crunch (see recipe above)
  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • 1 large apple, cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup cranberries
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup Silk almond milk (signified as different brands taste quite different)

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan under medium heat. Add in apples cubes, lemon juice & cinnamon. Cook, stirring often until apples are golden brown.
  2. Stir in cranberries and farro. Cook 4-5 minutes or until warmed throughly.
  3. Serve, sprinkling quinoa crunch over each serving along with a drizzle of maple syrup and pour in 1/4 cup almond milk in each.

Enjoy and thanks again for reading!

If you try it, let me know what you think + tag me @ladolcelindsey in your Instagram pics and stories so I can see your beautiful creations!

If you have any questions, suggestions or thangs you’d like to know, don’t forget to drop a line in the comments down below!

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