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Breakfast Quinoa

Category: Breakfast

Serves: 4


  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced banana


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place quinoa in a fine sieve, and place the sieve in a large bowl. Cover quinoa with water. Using your hands, rub the grains together for 30 seconds; rinse and drain quinoa. Repeat twice. Drain well.
  3. Combine quinoa, coconut milk, 2 Tbsp water, brown sugar and salt in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed stirring occassionally. Stir mixture constantly during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. While quinoa cooks, spread flaked coconut in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly.
  5. Place about 1/2 cup quinoa mixture in each of 4 bowls. Top each serving with 1/4 cup strawberries, 1/4 cup bananas and 1 Tbsp coconut. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 178, Fat 5.5g, Protein 4.4g, Carbohydrates 30.4g, Fiber 3.7g

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