Healthy Homemade Breakfast Bowl

By Pam Lolley, EatingWell | December 20th, 2023

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Healthy Homemade Breakfast Bowl. Photographer: Antonis Achilleos, Prop Stylist: Christine Keely, Food Stylist: Ali Ramee

This hearty quinoa breakfast bowl is topped with sliced almonds, bananas, and almond butter, but you can easily mix and match toppings. For a drizzled look, warm the almond butter slightly in the microwave before topping each bowl.

Cinnamon-Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted

Directions:

  1. Combine almond milk, quinoa, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the quinoa is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Divide the quinoa among 4 bowls; top each evenly with banana slices, almond butter, and sliced almonds. Sprinkle each with a little cinnamon, if desired.

Breakfast bowl recipe nutrition per serving: 382 Calories, Total Fat: 16 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Carbohydrates: 53 g, Fiber: 7 g, Total Sugars: 16 g, Protein: 12 g, Sodium: 256 mg, Potassium: 689 mg, Phosphorus: 327 mg, Iron: 3 mg, Folate: 102 mcg, Calcium: 297 mg, Vitamin A: 185 IU.

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