10 Breakfast Quinoa Recipes That Will Make You Rethink That Oatmeal
Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
This savory Quinoa Breakfast Bowl starts with red quinoa, then you add avocado, a fried egg, and tomatoes to round it out. A drizzle of balsamic syrup is the pièce de résistance—flavor bonus points if you buy the aged version. (Get even more tasty, good-for-you food inspiration with these 10 recipes for healthy breakfast bowls.)
Dark Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Chocolate for breakfast? Yes, please! Maple syrup, two kinds of nut milk, and cocoa powder give the quinoa in this Dark Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl its flavor. Pack in superfoods by swapping in different toppings.
Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Quinoa
It's the unofficial rule of fall that pumpkin spice must be consumed in all its forms as often as possible. Enter: This Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Quinoa. You can add variety to this dish by switching your liquids—try orange juice to add vitamin C. Just maintain the 2-to-1 liquids-to-grain ratio.
Vanilla Almond Overnight Quinoa
Order a pack of mason jars to prep morning meals for the week. This no-cook Vanilla Almond Overnight Quinoa recipe is super simple but the three (!) types of almond (milk, pulp, and extract) give a burst of flavor.
5-Ingredient Quinoa Superfood Breakfast Bowl
The simple ingredients (there's only five of them) will make this a go-to breakfast. The fiber and antioxidants in blueberries will help keep you full and support digestive and heart health. Make sure this 5-Ingredient Quinoa Superfood Breakfast Bowl is your next morning meal.
Funfetti Breakfast Quinoa
Katy Perry songs aside, this Funfetti Breakfast Quinoa will make it seem like your birthday every morning. Vanilla protein powder and almond milk give it the birthday cake flavor and sprinkles are the cherry, er, sprinkles on top. (Quinoa really is the super food that can be enjoyed morning, noon, and night. Get creative with these other delicious protein-packed quinoa recipes.)
Blueberry Breakfast Quinoa
When you get sick of plain old oatmeal, switch to quinoa for a different texture but all the health benefits. This Blueberry Breakfast Quinoa is a perfect way to start your day—plus, vanilla bean seeds soak the quinoa in sweet, rich flavor.
Healthy Breakfast Quinoa with Coconut Milk and Apples
This restaurant-quality Healthy Breakfast Quinoa with Coconut Milk and Apples is as tasty as it is beautiful. Coconut milk and coconut oil provide light flavor and healthy fats. The orange marmalade creates a glaze on the apples. All you need to do to top it off is sprinkle pecans on for crunch.
Greek Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
This Greek Quinoa Breakfast Bowl packs in the protein with eggs, Greek yogurt, quinoa, and feta cheese. The combination of protein and carbs is a great post-workout option for your 7 a.m. spin class.
Breakfast Quinoa Rice Pudding
Brown rice and quinoa provide whole grains while coconut cream, banana, and maple syrup give sweetness with no refined sugar. This egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan Breakfast Quinoa Rice Pudding recipe fits nearly any dietary restriction. (More breakfast pudding inspo here: 17 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes That Taste Better Than Dessert.)