Maple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa Bowl

This breakfast combines all the goodness of an ancient grain with pure maple syrup. It is both healthy and satisfying. A great alternative to oatmeal.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 236 kcal


  • Fine Mesh Strainer
  • Sauce Pan w Lid


  • 2 Cups Quinoa
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup Pure
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon


  • Add the quinoa to the strainer
  • Rinse for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the water and salt to the sauce pan
  • Add the quinoa to the sauce pan
  • Cook on high heat until boiling
  • Reduce heat and continue to simmer
  • Stir occasionally
  • Once all the water is absorbed into the quinoa turn off the heat
  • Put the lid on the pan and let it rest for 5 minutes
  • Add the maple syrup and cinnamon and stir
  • You can eat this as is or garnish with the your favorite nuts or dried fruit (garnish not included in nutritional information or cost)



We used maple syrup, however you could also use honey. Note the nutritional data will change if using honey. 
We did not include the garnish in our nutritional data


Calories: 236kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 109mgPotassium: 343mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 9IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 3mg
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