Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
    • Calories: 171
    • Fat: 3g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Cholesterol: 0
    • Sodium: 205mg
    • Carbohydrates: 30g
    • Fiber: 2g
    • Protein: 5g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

Heart Healthy Recipe Gluten Free Recipe

Love oatmeal but need to be gluten free? Try this satisfying Breakfast Quinoa recipe. It has all the hearty comfort of oatmeal without the gluten.


    • 1 cup coconut milk
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
    • 4 tsp maple syrup
    • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon, plus more for serving
    • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 cup golden raisins
    • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, optional
    • 1/2 cup almond milk


    • In a small saucepan, combine coconut milk, water and salt and cook over medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Add quinoa, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, until three-quarters of the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.
    • Stir in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook, covered, until almost all of the liquid has been absorbed, about 8 minutes. Stir in raisins and cranberries (if using), and cook for 30 seconds. Serve with almond milk and additional cinnamon.
Yield: 6 servings

Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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