Quinoa Oat Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Oat Breakfast BowlHold the phone. How is it already February?! I feel like January flew by and I didn’t do everything I wanted to do. Let’s just call it a trial month for 2016, now we’re going to be on top of it from here on out.

Quinoa Oat Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Oat Breakfast BowlI know we still have a few weeks of colder weather to endure, so this warm breakfast bowl has been on repeat lately during these chilly mornings. It is packed with protein, healthy carbs, and is topped with a super seedy mixture that adds so much great texture and nutrition to the dish. This dish will keep you full for hours and help you power through your morning.

Quinoa Oat Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Oat Breakfast BowlIt comes together pretty quickly, and you can cook it all in one pot. Score. You can get creative and top it with whatever fruit your little heart desires, but don’t forget that seedy topping. Oh and honey. You totally need the honey, the sweetness makes it even more comforting. I love that little extra drizzle over the top!

Happy breakfast-ing, friends! Grab a giant bowl, sit on the couch, and stay a while.

Quinoa Oat Breakfast Bowl

Yield: Serves 2


  • 1/3 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup GF whole oats
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Toppings
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • raspberries
  • orange segments


  1. Combine the quinoa and water in a small pot over high heat. Cover and bring to a boil, once boiling, turn the heat down to low and let it simmer for 15 minutes. It is done with all of the water is absorbed.
  2. Remove the quinoa from the pan and set aside. Add the oats, milk and cinnamon to the same pan. Stir to combine, put the pot over medium heat and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes, until the oatmeal is cooked to the consistency you want.
  3. Once the oatmeal is done, add the quinoa back in, along with 1 tbsp of honey. Stir to combine, then spoon the mixture into two serving bowls.
  4. Mix the seedy topping together by combining the pepitas, hemp seeds, and chia seeds in a small bowl and stir with a fork.
  5. To serve, spoon desired amount of seedy topping over the oatmeal, and also top with raspberries and orange segments. Drizzle with more honey for extra sweetness.

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