This Blueberry Vanilla Breakfast Quinoa recipe makes a warm, hearty weekday morning meal. Sweetened with blueberries, vanilla, brown sugar and cinnamon, this flavorful superfood porridge is the perfect way to start your day.
All you need are a few good ingredients to make this delicious hot cereal. Quinoa is a high-protein seed that is also a complex carb, which means it will keep you feeling full for hours. Blueberries not only provide bright bursts of fruit in every spoonful, they also infuse the porridge with a good dose of antioxidants. Vanilla, brown sugar and cinnamon provide sweet layers of flavor that take this breakfast bowl over the top.
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- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 2 cups low-fat milk
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¾ cup fresh blueberries
In a medium saucepan set over medium-high heat, bring quinoa, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon to a boil.
Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until most of the milk is absorbed.
Stir in blueberries and serve immediately.
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