Cranberry and Apricot Quinoa

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 327.62 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups apple juice no added sugar, no preservatives
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 2 cups celery diced
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries no added sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots chopped
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • In a large stock pot with a lid, add the quinoa, apple juice, and water. Bring to a slow simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is done.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, in a large skillet, sauté the onion and celery in a tbsp of water until veggies are soft. Stir often.
  • Add the onion mixture into the quinoa and add the remaining ingredients. Gently toss and heat through.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry and Apricot Quinoa
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 327.62 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.54g13%
Saturated Fat 1.93g12%
Sodium 247.75mg11%
Potassium 718.01mg21%
Carbohydrates 59.22g20%
Fiber 6.3g26%
Sugar 22.71g25%
Protein 7.25g15%
Vitamin A 847.51IU17%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.23mg14%
Vitamin B3 1.3mg7%
Vitamin B5 0.56mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.29mg15%
Vitamin C 6.23mg8%
Vitamin E 1.92mg13%
Vitamin K 15.47µg15%
Calcium 67.81mg7%
Copper 0.3mg15%
Folate 98.74µg25%
Iron 2.73mg15%
Manganese 1.16mg58%
Magnesium 103.53mg26%
Phosphorus 233.34mg23%
Selenium 4.4µg6%
Zinc 1.47mg10%
Ess-Methionine 136.62mg
Ess-Tryptophan 78.37mg
Ess-Threonine 201.75mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 273.08mg
Ess-Arginine 485.39mg
Ess-Lysine 353.84mg
Ess-Leucine 391.67mg
Ess-Isoleucine 235.87mg
Ess-Histidine 187.21mg
Ess-Valine 279.91mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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