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Quick and Easy Healthy Quinoa Breakfast Cereal Recipe

Prep Time:


Cook Time:

20 minutes


4 Servings


4 Servings

About the Recipe

Quinoa is a superfood that has been around for centuries and is packed with nutritional benefits. Did you know that quinoa is actually a seed and not a grain? It's true! Quinoa is also a great source of protein, fibre, and antioxidants, making it an excellent choice for a healthy breakfast. And with just 222 calories per cooked cup, it's a guilt-free way to start your day.

For this recipe, you'll need our star; quinoa, almond milk, honey, vanilla extract and cinnamon for flavour and spice.

This cereal is a healthy breakfast option because quinoa is a great source of protein and fiber and is also gluten-free. Almond milk is a good alternative to dairy milk, and honey adds natural sweetness without the use of refined sugar. Cinnamon is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties. Nuts and Fresh or dried fruit to this recipe for added flavour zing and nutrition. The recipe suggests blueberries, but feel free to experiment with your favourite fruit toppings.

Try it and let me know how you find this healthy and wholesome breakfast.


  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 2 cups almond milk

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts

  • 1/4 cup blueberries (optional)


  1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water and drain.

  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa, almond milk, honey, vanilla extract, and cinnamon.

  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the saucepan with a lid.

  4. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the quinoa has absorbed most of the liquid and is tender.

  5. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes, then fluff the quinoa with a fork.

  6. Serve the quinoa topped with chopped nuts or fruits, if desired.


  • For an extra protein boost, try adding a scoop of your favourite protein powder.

  • I recommend almond milk to make it healthier, but if you're not a fan of almond milk, feel free to substitute with any other milk or milk alternative.

  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to make a larger batch, perfect for sharing with friends and family!

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