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21 day vegan kickstart fruited breakfast quinoa

Fruited Breakfast Quinoa

Source: Foods That Fight Pain by Neal Barnard, MD; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, MS, RD Quinoa is a highly nutritious grain that was a staple in the diet of the ancient Incas. It has a delicious flavor and a light, fluffy texture.
Course Breakfast
Servings 2 servings


  • ½ cup dry quinoa well-rinsed
  • 1 ½ cups vanilla rice milk
  • 2 tbsp. raisins
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or canned apricots
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • berries
  • peach slices optional


  • Combine quinoa and rice milk in a medium saucepan. Bring to a slow simmer, then cover and cook for about 15 minutes until the quinoa is tender.
  • Stir in raisins, apricots, and vanilla, and then transfer about 1 1/2 cups to a blender and purée. Return puréed mixture to the pan and stir to mix. Serve warm or chilled. Add berries or peaches, if desired.
Keyword gluten-free, nut-free, vegan
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