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Fruity breakfast quinoa

A blend of quinoa, fruit, spices, vanilla and almond butter - with bursts of sweetness from the sultanas and fresh fruit

Vegan and gluten free

Makes 2 decent serves

Author: Bite-sized thoughts

Original post (with pictures) here.


2 cups cooked quinoa (see my comments above alternatives if cooking quinoa from scratch)

2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

2 tsp vanilla essence

2 tsp mixed spice (pumpkin pie spice), or, 1 tsp cinnamon + 1/2 tsp each of nutmeg and cloves

2 tsp almond butter

2 tbsp sultanas, currants or small raisins

1 pear or apple, chopped

3/4 cup blueberries or other berries


1. Combine the quinoa, almond milk, vanilla and mixed spice in a saucepan and stir over medium heat. Allow to simmer for 3 or so minutes.

2. Add the almond butter and fruit and stir through. Keep over medium heat for a further 3 or so minutes, and then serve.