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Quinoa in a ceramic bowl with coconut milk bananas and berries in it

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

  • Author: Jessica Hoffman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Coo
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This Quinoa Breakfast Bowl is a great alternative to oatmeal for a healthy and delicious breakfast!




  • sliced bananas
  • berries of choice
  • coconut flakes
  • more maple syrup 


  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. 
  2. Once the quinoa is cooked, fluff it up with a fork, then add the coconut milk, cinnamon, maple syrup on medium-low heat and mix together until incorporated.
  3. Add some of the breakfast quinoa to a bowl and top with sliced bananas, berries, coconut fakes and more maple syrup if you like.


If you like a mushier porridge texture, you can cook the quinoa in a bit more water. If you like a lighter classic texture, cook the quinoa 1 part quinoa to 2 parts liquid.

Full-fat coconut milk will give you creamier breakfast quinoa, but you can use any type of milk you like.

Store leftovers in the fridge for up to a week. Reheat on the stove


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 260
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 4.4g
  • Protein: 7g

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