5-minute breakfast quinoa in a white bowl topped with berries, banana, hemp seeds and almond butter.

5-Minute Breakfast Quinoa

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

This simple quinoa breakfast bowl makes a great alternative to oatmeal and way to use up leftover quinoa. Top with your choice of fruit and enjoy!



  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • dash of vanilla
  • pinch of sea salt


  • 1/2 a sliced banana
  • 1/4 cup blueberries or other fruit of choice
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) almond butter (or other nut or seed butter)
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) nuts or seeds (try walnuts, almonds, pecans or hemp seeds)


  1. Add the cooked quinoa and almond milk to a small sauce pan (plus the vanilla, cinnamon and maple syrup if using) and stir over medium heat until heated through. Stir in the vanilla and cinnamon, if using.
  2. Scoop into a bowl and top with the banana, walnuts and almond butter then drizzle with the maple syrup.


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl with toppings
  • Calories: 469
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 108 mg
  • Fat: 19 g
  • Carbohydrates: 62 g
  • Fiber: 10 g
  • Protein: 16 g

Keywords: quinoa porridge, quinoa oatmeal, easy, healthy, plant-based