Quinoa Breakfast Recipes

Quinoa Breakfast Recipes

Mocha Latte Quinoa Bowl

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup coffee
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ cup vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

Method:

  1. In a small saucepan combine quinoa, coffee, cocoa powder and maple syrup. 
  2. Stir well.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and allow quinoa to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove quinoa from heat and allow it to sit, covered, for another 5-10 minutes.
  5. Top with yogurt and cinnamon.

OVERNIGHT QUINOA

Ingredients:

  •  1/2 cup cooked quinoa (in milk or water), cooled
  •  2 tbsp chia seeds
  •  3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  •  1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  •  1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  •  1/4 tsp cinnamon

Method:

1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl or mason jar.
2. Refrigerate overnight and top with fruits & nuts in the morning.

QUINOA SMOOTHIE

Ingredients:

  •  1/2 cup cooked quinoa (in milk or water), cooled
  •  1 cup (or more) fresh or frozen fruits
  •  2/3 cup juice (or sub with almond milk + maple syrup)
  •  ice (optional)

Method:

1. Blend all the ingredients together until super smooth.
2. Pour into bowl and top with fruits & nuts.

QUINOA CEREAL

Ingredients:

  •  cooked quinoa (in milk or water)
  •  dried fruits, 
  • nuts, 
  • dark chocolate,
  •  milk

Method:

1. Preheat oven at 350F.
2. Spread quinoa in a thin layer on a baking sheet.
3. Put in oven for 30 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes.
4. Let cool completely.
5. Mix with dried fruits, nuts and almond milk.

Oats & Quinoa Pancakes

Ingredients:-

  • Oats – 1/2 cup
  • Quinoa – 1/4 cup
  • Semolina – 1/2 cup
  • Chickpeas flour/besan – 1/4 cup
  • Buttermilk – 1/4 cup
  • Tomato – 1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Onion –  1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Bell pepper –  1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Carrot – 1/4 cup grated
  • Cilantro/ coriander leaves – 1/4 cup chopped
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chili powder – 1/8 teaspoon or as per taste

Method:

1) Grind oats and quinoa.
2)  Take the powder in a big bowl.
3) Add semolina, chickpeas flour and buttermilk.
4) Mix well and add water and make a smooth batter of flowing consistency.
5) Add all vegetables and spices
6) Mix well and cook on hot iron tawa as shown in video.
7) Pancakes are ready. Enjoy!!!

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