Coconut Ginger Quinoa

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


  1. Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer then boil with 2 cups water.Coconut Ginger Quinoa Pudding
  2. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Add coconut milk, ginger, maple syrup, and salt to quinoa and stir.
  4. 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.
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Erin Harner

Erin Harner is an Integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), author, and speaker based in Ithaca, NY. Erin melds functional medicine and culinary nutrition to help her clients uncover their unique diet and confidently cook healthy nourishing meals that meet the needs of their whole family. Learn about Erin's services and connect on Instagram.

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