Move Over, Oatmeal! 10 Trending Quinoa Breakfast Recipes

By Stephanie Schiraldi on April 12, 2016

Oatmeal may be reigning champ of breakfast grains, but quinoa is hard at work making a name for itself. Quinoa is an excellent source of protein and fiber, making it an ideal way to start your day—keeping you fuller, longer.

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Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups

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These mini ham and cheese cups are gluten-free and packed with protein to help kickstart your day.

Iowa Girl Eats

2

Blueberry Breakfast Quinoa Bowl

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This quinoa bowl is topped off with fresh blueberries, a drizzle of honey and sliced almonds—but it's substitution friendly, so you choose your favorite toppings!

Damn Delicious

3

Quinoa Pancakes

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Step up your pancake game with added energy, courtesy of quinoa.

The Patrician Palette

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Cinnamon Maple Breakfast Quinoa

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In a rush? This microwaveable cinnamon maple quinoa—topped with fresh sliced bananas—is perfect for busy mornings.

Lauren's Latest

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Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Parfait

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This parfait harnesses the sweetness of cinnamon, sugar and apples, and all the nutritional kick of quinoa. Although it’s designed for breakfast, this parfait can easily double as a dessert.

Epicurean Mom

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Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

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These breakfast bars are filled fresh, juicy blueberries and a hint of tangy lemon.

Simply Quinoa

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Quinoa Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bake

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Treat yourself in the morning to this healthier version of banana chocolate chip bread.

Jeanette's Healthy Living

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Quinoa and Spinach Patties

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Serve these spinach and quinoa patties with a poached egg for breakfast, or with a side salad for dinner.

Skinny Taste

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Chunky Monkey Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

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Still craving something sweet? These quinoa cookies are loaded with chocolate, peanut butter, banana and dates for the breakfast of your dreams.

Simply Quinoa

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Coconut, Banana and Oats Bowl with Quinoa Cereal and Mango

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This smoothie bowl is packed with layers of flavor, courtesy of a healthy mix of quinoa, oats, nuts, coconut and even chocolate.

Half Baked Harvest