Cook the quinoa according to the directions on the package. If you bought the quinoa in bulk, try the following method. Add 1 part quinoa to 2 parts hot liquid (water or broth). Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and and cook until quinoa is tender and looks translucent (about 12 minutes). Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork.
In a medium skillet, heat the oil and sauté the onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the carrots, garlic, and cumin, and cook until carrots are wilted, about 2 minutes.
Stir in the quinoa. chickpeas, orange juice, raisins, salt, and cinnamon. Cook, covered until the juice is absorbed and the flavors are blended, about 10 minutes. Stir in the cilantro.
4 servings at 4 POINTS per serving: 205 calories, 4g total fat, 6g dietary fiber