Breakfast Quinoa with Fruit & Maple

This blog contains sponsored content and the following post may contain affiliate links. Samples are sometimes accepted in order to provide valuable content for readers. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure policy here.

If you haven’t figured it out just yet I love to eat and I enjoy eating healthfully too. One of my favorite versatile healthy foods is quinoa. If you want to try mixing things up for breakfast, try making this breakfast quinoa with fruit and maple. It’s filling and oh so delicious.

Red Quinoa for breakfast with fruit, maple and a whole lot of yum

If you’re tried of eating the same old things for breakfast, I have a tasty way to change things up. You can use any quinoa if have on hand, but I used red quinoa in this recipe. The ingredients are simple, clean and oh so delicious.

Breakfast quinoa 1

This breakfast quinoa recipe is made with blueberries, bananas, maple syrup and walnuts. Once you get the basic recipe down you can customize it any way you like.

Health Benefits of Breakfast Quinoa with Fruit and Maple

Quinoa is powerful plant based protein packing in 8 grams of protein for every cup cooked. Walnuts (also known as brain food), are packed with omega 3-s for brain nourishment. Blueberries are packed with disease fighting antioxidants and bananas are filled with heart healthy potassium.

In every which way, you just can’t go wrong with having quinoa for breakfast. Try the recipe below.

breakfast quinoa with maple


Yield: 2

Breakfast Quinoa with Fruit & Maple

Breakfast Quinoa with Fruit & Maple

A healthy and tasty breakfast, this quinoa recipe is simple, filling and delicious.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1 cup red quinoa cooked
  • 2 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • sliced bananas, blueberries and chopped walnuts


  1. Bring milk almost to a boil on medium heat (uncovered)
  2. Add quinoa, cinnamon and vanilla
  3. Stir well and reduce from heat
  4. Simmer for 20 minutes or until quinoa is soft
  5. Pour into serving bowls and top with bananas, fruit and walnuts
  6. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve with additional milk as desired.

Other Quick Easy Healthy Recipes

Pina Colada Smoothie Bowl

Mango Chia Pudding

Healthy Chocolate Flaxseed Pudding

Want more healthy recipes? Download my free e-cookbook, 10 Easy and Healthy Recipes that Your Family Will Enjoy

Original: January 16, 2014: Updated January 5, 2022

  • Comments ( 12 )


Skip to Recipe