Maple Banana Quinoa Recipe

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Amp up your morning oatmeal with protein-rich quinoa!

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!

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Maple Banana Quinoa

Change up your breakfast with this nutritious quinoa recipe that's sweet and delicious.
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Serve hot, and top with the remaining banana and chopped walnuts.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 174mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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