This simple healthy breakfast recipe also makes a great healthy snack or dessert. As a Fort Collins Nutritionist, I’m always on the lookout for healthy breakfast options that are also quick, easy, and loaded with real food nutrition. Enjoy!
Coconut Ginger Quinoa
1 cup quinoa (white, red, black, or combo)
1 can organic coconut milk
2 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/4 cup raisins (optional)
1/4 cup sliced almonds (optional)
Pinch of salt
- Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer then boil with 2 cups water.
- Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
- Add coconut milk, ginger, maple syrup, and salt to quinoa and stir.
- If more liquid is needed, add water, milk, or a milk alternative. Serve for breakfast or dessert and garnish with raisins, almonds, or fresh fruit.