Energizing Quinoa Breakfast

February 23, 2012 Swedish Blogger

A healthy start to your day, full of fiber to keep you powered for hours without weighing you down!


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ cup berries (blueberry, raspberry, blackberry or strawberry)
  • 1 tablespoon hempseeds


  1. Place water, quinoa and spices in saucepan and stir gently.
  2. Turn heat to high until just bubbling, then cover and reduce to simmer for approximately 15 minutes.
  3. After cooking time is complete and water has been absorbed, remove lid and fluff lightly with a fork.
  4. Add honey, berries and hempseeds and stir gently to combine. May be enjoyed warm or cold. Serve over yogurt if desired.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes total
Yield: 4, 1 ¼ cup servings.

Original recipe by Tarynne L. Mingione, 2012.

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