Simple Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Sick of oatmeal in the mornings? Looking for a change? This Simple Quinoa Breakfast Bowl is perfect solution and can easily be tailored to your tastes. Want it creamier? Add more plant-based milk. Prefer a little more crunch to your quinoa? No problem. Stick to a 1:2 ratio of quinoa to plant-based milk. Better still, this gluten-free breakfast option has 7 more grams of protein than a bowl of oats.

Enjoy it simply as is or decorated with your favourite toppings. So have fun and play with this simple template. 

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

1 1/4 c almond/coconut milk
1/2 c quinoa, rinsed
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon

  1. Rinse the quinoa. Heat almond/coconut milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon.
  2. Add quinoa. Bring to a light boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Make sure quinoa is tender and liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat.
  4. Put quinoa into bowls. Pour a bit of almond/coconut milk over quinoa. Garnish with pumpkin seeds and fresh berries or raisins.

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