Vegan Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa for breakfast with berries and maple syrup
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Prep: 2 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 17 mins
Servings: 2 to 4 servings

This healthy breakfast quinoa recipe is so easy to make and versatile; add whatever seasonal fruits you crave, from berries to apples! This dish is very customizable and fairly easy to make, making it perfect for anyone willing to experiment. It is truly a dairy-free breakfast treat!


  • 2 cups vanilla soy, rice, or almond milk, plus more for serving
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. sugar or liquid sweetener
  • 1 medium-sized banana, chopped into pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut

Steps to Make It

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan 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.