Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

Food Monster - Recipes

Breakfast Quinoa Fruit Salad [Vegan]

LIKE OGP ON FACEBOOK :
If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!

Are you tired of having oatmeal, chia pudding or bread for breakfast? Try this Quinoa Fruit Salad! It is packed with flavor and high in protein content – perfect to keep you going until lunchtime. I’ve been adding quinoa to my lunch salads for years now, but I’ve only started having it for breakfast until recently. I find it’s really easy to digest, easier than oatmeal, and you can experiment with so many flavors!

Breakfast Quinoa Fruit Salad [Vegan]

Serves

1

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of quinoa
  • ¼ cup of orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon of orange zest (or more to taste)
  • 2 large pinches of cinnamon
  • 2 large pinches of vanilla powder
  • 2 cups of fresh fruit
  • 1 tablespoon of pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of hemp seeds
  • Fresh mint, to taste

Preparation

  1.  Place the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse it with cool water.
  2. Combine the quinoa with 2 cups of water in a cooking pot and bring to a rolling boil.
  3. Lower the heat and cook covered for 5 to 10 minutes until the quinoa starts to ‘bloom’.
  4. Turn off the heat and remove the pot from the stove.
  5. Pour away any excess water and leave to cool.
  6. Put the cooled quinoa in a mixing bowl and add orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon and vanilla powder. Stir well with a fork or spoon.
  7. Serve the spiced quinoa with fresh fruit of your choice. Top with pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds and fresh mint.

Notes

This Quinoa Fruit Salad will stay fresh for at least 2 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Always remember to rinse your quinoa well with cold or lukewarm water before sprouting or cooking it. Quinoa seeds are coated with saponins, which are naturally-occurring plant chemicals that are meant to keep insects from eating the plant. These saponins taste bitter and they are hard to digest. By rinsing your quinoa, you will be able to remove most of the saponins.

EXPLORE MORE RECIPES WITH THESE INGREDIENTS:


 

AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


photo

Healthy snacks and sweets made easy. Julie Van den Kerchove is a certified raw food chef and writer graduated from the Living Light Culinary Institute. After successfully healing herself from several chronic health conditions with the help of raw food, she founded Julie’s Lifestyle where she now offers raw vegan catering, culinary workshops, and raw vegan eBooks.


 

 

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

Cookie Dough Chocolate Pops [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Cookie Dough Chocolate Pops [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Red Quinoa and Mango Salad With Lime Dressing [Vegan]

10 Dishes to Help Fight a Belly Bulge

Raw Zucchini Rolls With Sunflower Seed Pâté and Sun-Dried Tomatoes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Zucchini Rolls With Sunflower Seed Pâté and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Zucchini Gazpacho [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

ZucchiniG2

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Breakfast Quinoa Fruit Salad [Vegan]”

Click to add comment


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×