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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Updated: Mar 23

Did we say... quinoa for breakfast?! You read that correctly. Quinoa. Breakfast. Game changer.

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa is a whole grain, and is an excellent source of plant protein and fiber. It also has high levels of magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, E vitamins, and antioxidants. PLUS it is extremely versatile in recipes - you may have only used it in lunches and dinners up until now!


What you'll need for this recipe: a stove, a small or large pot + its lid, a wooden spoon (ideally for mixing), a serving bowl


Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes


Ingredients

  1. ½ cup uncooked (dry) quinoa

  2. ½ cup regular unsweetened or vanilla almond milk (or any nut milk of choice)

  3. ½ cup coconut milk

  4. 1 tbsp ground cinnamon

  5. ½ tsp pure vanilla extract

  6. ½ tsp sea salt


Toppings

  1. Green apple slices

  2. Cinnamon (other spices such as nutmeg also work well)

  3. Honey

  4. Coconut drizzle

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Procedure

  1. Rinse and drain the quinoa.

  2. Place the quinoa in a small pot

  3. Add the almond milk (or alternative nut milk), coconut milk, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt.

  4. Turn on the heat, and bring the pot to a high simmer, then reduce the heat. Stir frequently so that the liquid doesn't dry out. </