Serves 4     adjust servings

Coconut Breakfast Quinoa

Prep Time
Cook Time 20 MINUTES Cook Time
Total Time 20 mins Total Time


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 can (13 to 15 oz) coconut milk (regular or light)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • Optional toppings: bananas, berries, coconut flakes, sliced nuts, etc


  1. Combine all ingredients (except optional toppings) in a medium pot. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the quinoa to simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender and thickened (look for the consistency of oatmeal).
  3. Serve immediately or store in the fridge and heat up or serve cold throughout the week!


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