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8 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
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Quinoa Pudding

Sweet pudding, similar to rice pudding but with less carbs, lower fat, higher protein and potassium to boot.



  1. Soak quinoa in 1 1/2 cups water for 30 minutes. Drain and repeat.
  2. Add 1 1/2 cups water and microwave on high 5 minutes.
  3. Stir and add cranberries. Microwave another 5 minutes.
  4. In saucepan heat fat free half and half, vanilla, cinnamon and sweetener (like Splenda).
  5. Whisk eggs in another bowl. Add about half hot milk mix a little at a time to eggs.
  6. Add rest of egg mix to milk mix and cook until thickened.
  7. Add grain to milk mixture. Stir well.
  8. Spoon into 8 serving cups and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
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I gave this a 1 just for the sheer fact that it contains splenda. But change to stevia and I would say YUM!
17 Mar 11 by member: cmckain
I really love this one!
24 Apr 09 by member: dawn0001


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Nutrition summary:

There are 160 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa Pudding.
Calorie break-down: 21% fat, 65% carbs, 14% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 160
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.52g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.811g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.848g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.173g  
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Potassium 193mg  
Total Carbohydrate 24.82g 8%
  Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  Sugars 7.67g  
Protein 5.55g  
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 66% Iron 117%
of RDI*
(160 calories)
8% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (65%)
Fat (21%)
Protein (14%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories