Hot Quinoa for Breakfast
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Californian
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Serves:: 1
Love quinoa? Now, you've got another meal to love it for!
  • ¾ C Water or milk of choice
  • ½ C Uncooked quinoa
  • ¼ C Milk of choice, or to taste
  • ½ C Cut fruits or berries
  • 2 T Honey, Agave nectar, maple syrup or sweetener of choice
  • 1 T Vanilla Almond butter
  • 1 T Unsalted nuts, pecans, walnuts, almonds, etc.
  1. Place quinoa into a fine mesh sieve with a bowl underneath.
  2. Rinse quinoa with water from faucet and let bowl fill to suspend seeds.
  3. Let sit for 5 to 30 minutes, then drain.
  4. Into a very large, microwave-safe bowl, place ¾ of water with wet quinoa.
  5. Cover with upside down plate; cook in microwave on high for 6 minutes.
  6. Carefully remove hot plate, and stir.
  7. Replace hot plate and cook for another 3 minutes at 80% power, or until all the water is absorbed.
  8. Remove from microwave and fluff with a fork.
  9. Add in sweetener, more milk, scoop of almond butter, and fruit and nuts, as desired.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at