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This quinoa apple breakfast bowl is a plant-based recipe that will warm you up and fill your belly on those cold, winter mornings.
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Quinoa Apple Breakfast Bowl

With warm fall flavors, this healthy breakfast bowl is a delicious way to start your day.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Plant-Based, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Chef Nichole


  • 1/2 cup quinoa uncooked, rinsed
  • 1 apple any variety but we recommend granny smith, cored and chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup apple juice no sugar added
  • 2 teaspoons 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped and lightly toasted


  • Heat a saucepot on medium-low heat. Add the quinoa and apples. Cook for about 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add the water and apple juice and bring to a boil. Boil for 15 to 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed. Remove from heat and stir in the maple syrup and cinnamon. Sprinkle with walnuts. Serve hot.


Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 18g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8