Vegan Breakfast Quinoa

Quinoa for breakfast with berries and maple syrup
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  • 17 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 servings
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This healthy breakfast quinoa recipe is so easy to make and versatile; add whatever seasonal fruits you crave, from berries to apples!

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups vanilla soy, rice, or almond milk, plus more for serving
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 2 T. sugar or liquid sweetener
  • 1 medium-sized banana, chopped into pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup nuts, seeds and dried fruits of your choice

How to Make It

  1. In a medium-sized sauce pan over medium-high heat combine the dairy-free milk, quinoa and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 15 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in the sugar or liquid sweetener, chopped banana, shredded coconut, and nuts and seeds of your choice. Serve warm with additional soy, rice, or almond milk if desired.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 178
    Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 171 mg
    Carbohydrates 31 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Protein 5 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)