Fruit Quinoa with Baked Squash

Ingredients:
1 cup Water
1 cup Quinoa, rinsed and drained
1 Apple – small chopped
1 Pear – small chopped
4 Dried Apricots, dried non-sulphured, chopped
1 Tbs. Almonds, soaked and chopped
1 Tbs. Orange Juice, fresh squeezed
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. Mace, ground
1/8 tsp. Allspice, ground
1/8 tsp. Cardamom, ground

Method:
Bring water to a boil, add rinsed quinoa. Stir and reduce to low. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork.
Add the apples, pears, apricots and almonds.

Variations/Recommendations
Mound mixture into baked squash and eat.

Serves 7