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Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Keep your energy up with this hearty breakfast cereal made with quinoa and honey.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 185kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 1 cup white quinoa dry, pre-rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey optional maple syrup, coconut palm sugar or sucanat
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk warmed, optional almond or soy milk


  • In a large saucepan, add dry quinoa, water, sal,t and sweetener, stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a low-boil and continue cooking until water has been absorbed, approximately 15 minutes.
  • Transfer to serving bowls, divide warm milk evenly over cereal and add any toppings desired.


Optional Toppings: dried apricots, raisins, sliced banana, diced almonds or walnuts.


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 37mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6