Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa
Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 4
  • Start to Finish: Less than 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 301
  • 36mg Sodium
  • 50g Carbs
  • 6g Fiber
  • 8g Fat
  • 1g Saturated Fat
  • 9g Protein
  • 118mg Calcium

Quintessential fall flavors turn a bowl of quinoa into a warm and comforting morning meal that will keep you satisfied until lunch. 


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup warmed fat-free milk (or non-dairy milk)
  • 1 gala apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped



1. Combine quinoa, water, cinnamon, and vanilla in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and let cook for 15 minutes until quinoa can be fluffed with a fork.
2. Divide cooked quinoa between four bowls. Stir in applesauce and raisins, and pour in milk. Top with apples, pecans, and more cinnamon.

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