Celebrate the most important meal of the day with this protein-packed, sweet breakfast dish!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups coconut milk (or any other plant-based milk)
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tb. pure maple syrup


  • 1

    Rinse the quinoa using a fine mesh strainer.
  • 2

    Bring the milk to a boil in a medium-sized pot over medium-high heat.
  • 3

    Add the quinoa to the milk and bring back up to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the milk is absorbed and the quinoa is tender.
  • 4

    Stir in the cinnamon, salt, vanilla and maple syrup until fully combined.
  • 5

    Serve with fresh fruit, toasted nuts, coconut flakes, cream, milk, honey or extra syrup for added sweetness.

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