How to Make Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

Looking to break out of your boring breakfast routine? Do you have a bag of quinoa sitting in your pantry? Try this delicious (and HEALTHY) breakfast bowl.

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How to Make Quinoa Breakfast Bowls Recipe
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Rinse 1/2 cup quinoa thoroughly.

Rinse 1/2 cup quinoa thoroughly.

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Heat coconut oil in small pot.

Heat coconut oil in small pot.

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Sauté quinoa until dry and fragrant.

Sauté quinoa until dry and fragrant.

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Add 1 cup milk.

Add 1 cup milk.

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Add a pinch of salt.

Add a pinch of salt.

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Add a cinnamon stick.

Add a cinnamon stick.

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Simmer over medium heat.

Simmer over medium heat.

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Add maple syrup.

Add maple syrup.

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Add a pinch of ground cinnamon.

Add a pinch of ground cinnamon.

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A drop of vanilla extract.

A drop of vanilla extract.

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Bring mixture to boil briefly and lower.

Bring mixture to boil briefly and lower.

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Lower flame to a simmer and place lid on pot.  Simmer for about 20 minutes (according to package directions).

Lower flame to a simmer and place lid on pot. Simmer for about 20 minutes (according to package directions).

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Meanwhile, heat blueberries and lemon zest over low flame in another small pot. Blueberries will pop and mixture will be that of a chutney in about 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat blueberries and lemon zest over low flame in another small pot. Blueberries will pop and mixture will be that of a chutney in about 8 minutes.

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Add agave to blueberries (if necessary).

Add agave to blueberries (if necessary).

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Slice one banana.

Slice one banana.

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Once quinoa is cooked, mix with a fork and add another half cup of milk so that quinoa is a little bit more like more like the consistency of morning cereal.

Once quinoa is cooked, mix with a fork and add another half cup of milk so that quinoa is a little bit more like more like the consistency of morning cereal.

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To assemble breakfast bowl: layer half of chopped banana, top with quinoa, followed by blueberry compote.

To assemble breakfast bowl: layer half of chopped banana, top with quinoa, followed by blueberry compote.

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Chop almonds. (Walnuts & pistachios were also on hand today!)

Chop almonds. (Walnuts & pistachios were also on hand today!)

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Top with chopped nuts.

Top with chopped nuts.

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Drizzle with agave if you feel it is necessary.  Serve warm and enjoy!  This will definitely keep you going until lunch time.

Drizzle with agave if you feel it is necessary. Serve warm and enjoy! This will definitely keep you going until lunch time.

Ingredients

½ Cups Quinoa 
1 Teaspoon Coconut oil 
1 Pinch Kosher salt 
Cups Milk, divided 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract 
1 Cinnamon stick  
1 Teaspoon Maple syrup 
1 Pinch Cinnamon powder 
½ Cups Blueberries 
1 Pinch Lemon zest 
1 Tablespoon Agave 
1 Banana 
¼ Cups Chopped almonds 
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