Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe

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Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe

Oatmeal is a lovely breakfast on a cold morning, but it can get dull after a while. For a delicious change of pace, why not try this maple banana quinoa dish? Sweet bananas and real maple syrup combine to make an amazing hot breakfast that doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare. High in protein and fiber, you’ll love banana quinoa with maple before a busy day. If you’re looking for a unique and delicious quinoa recipe, this one will surely hit the spot!

Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe

Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size:1 cup quinoa|Calories: 300| Total Fat:  8g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 6 mg | Sodium: 174 mg | Carbohydrates: 46g | Dietary Fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 16 g | Protein: 12 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10


  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a saucepan. Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Remove the lid and stir in the maple syrup, cinnamon, and half of the banana. Stir and continue to cook for 5 more minutes, until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Serve hot, and top with the remaining banana and chopped walnuts.

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2 Comments on "Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe"

  1. Cindy  March 26, 2017

    A yummy flavor variety for breakfast. Will definitely make again.

    • Nichole Furlong  March 27, 2017

      Glad you’re a fan on the recipe, Cindy!


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