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Quinoa crepes with maple-walnut applesBy Chatelaine
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Try this healthy upgrade to traditional crepes; they're low-sugar, high-protein, and loaded with anti-oxidants and omega-3s!
- 1/3 cup quinoa flour
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/8 tsp nutmeg
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 tbsp maple syrup , or honey
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
For apple mixture:
- 1 Granny Smith apple , peeled and sliced
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla Greek-style yogurt
- STIR flour with 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk eggs with milk, 1 tbsp maple syrup and vanilla in a small bowl. Whisk into flour mixture until smooth.
- HEAT a medium non-stick frying pan over medium-low. When hot, spray lightly with oil. Add a scant 1/4 cup of crepe batter to pan and move pan around in a circular motion to evenly coat bottom.
- COOK until underside is lightly golden, about 1 min. Flip crepe and cook for another 30 sec. Fold crepe into quarters, then transfer to plate. Repeat with remaining batter, lightly spraying with oil if needed. Wipe pan clean.
- ADD apples, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/4 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 cup water to same pan. Set over medium-high and cook until apples soften and liquid reduces, 3 to 5 min. Add walnuts and cook for 1 more min. Spoon mixture over crepes and top each crepe with 2 tbsp yogurt.
Nutrition (per serving)
- 8 g,
- 32 g,
- 8 g,
- 2 g,
- 112 mg.