Blueberry breakfast quinoa in a bowl

Blueberry Breakfast Quinoa

Make this blueberry breakfast quinoa for the week! You’ll get your protein and have a delicious breakfast all in one!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 16 Carbs 25 Protein 7
Yield 4 servings 1x


  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk (any kind works!)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup white quinoa
  • 2/3 cup fresh blueberries, smashed (+ more for topping)
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (optional)


  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • fresh blueberries


  1. Place almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt into a small saucepan. Whisk all of the ingredients together until combined. Add quinoa and blueberries and mix again.
  2. Bring the quinoa and milk to a boil over high heat and then cover, turn heat to low and let the quinoa simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Once the quinoa has fully cooked, remove from heat and keep covered. The liquid will continue to absorb as it sits. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Option to mix in 1 tablespoon of almond butter or serve as is. Serve with a splash more of almond milk, a sprinkle of chia seeds, slivered almonds, and move fresh blueberries.

Tips & Notes

  • This recipe was updated on April 23, 2020.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 255 Sugar: 10 Sodium: 298 Fat: 16 Carbohydrates: 25 Fiber: 4 Protein: 7
Author: Linley RichterCategory: BreakfastMethod: Stove TopCuisine: American
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