Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bowls


  • 1/2 cup raw quinoa (80g)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 2/3 cup water or apple juice
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large apple, peeled and diced
  • 1/3 cup raisins, optional
  • 3 tbsp coconut butter, optional
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon or apple pie spice
  • optional milk of choice, nuts, sweetener


In a small pot, bring the water or juice to a boil. As soon as it’s boiling, lower to a simmer. Add the quinoa, apple, salt, and optional raisins, and cover. Leave covered on simmer for 40 minutes without ever lifting the lid. Then—still never lifting the lid—turn off the heat but let the quinoa sit covered an additional 20 minutes. After this time, it should be nice and fluffy! (If still too thin, bring back to a boil and stir until fluffy.) Stir in the cinnamon, vanilla extract, and optional nuts and coconut butter. Add a splash of milk of choice, and sweeten as desired. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

Total Time: 1h Yield: 2 servings

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