Healthy Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries and Bananas

Healthy Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries and Bananas |

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Breakfast Quinoa with blueberries and bananas is a healthy start to any morning. So satisfyingly delicious with cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla. Topped with sweet fresh fruit and nuts and drizzled with maple syrup or honey.



1 cup water
11/2 cups milk (cow, almond or coconut)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup quinoa, rinsed well


milk (cow, almond or coconut)
banana slices
nuts (walnuts, almonds, pecans…)
drizzle of honey or maple syrup


In a medium, heavy bottom saucepan, combine the water, 1-1/2 cups milk, vanilla, quinoa, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover with a vented lid and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir occasionally as needed.

Stir in the brown sugar and cinnamon. Cover again with a vented lid and cook for another 5 minutes or until most of the liquid has absorbed. Stir as needed. Spoon the quinoa into bowls, top with milk, blueberries, banana slices, nuts and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup if desired.


While this recipe uses uncooked quinoa served warm, you could definitely use cold, already cooked quinoa stored in the refrigerator. Add toppings and enjoy a cool, refreshing, and healthy breakfast!


Keywords: Breakfast Quinoa, Healthy Breakfast Recipes, Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries

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