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90-Second Gingerbread Breakfast Quinoa

When it comes to breakfast, you can’t beat a nutrient packed bowl of quinoa! This gingerbread quinoa is sure to hit the spot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 90-Second Gingerbread Breakfast Quinoa
Servings: 4
Calories: 240kcal


  • 1/2 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes
  • 4 tablespoon maple syrup, pure
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1/8 cup almond milk, unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • Combine the cooked quinoa, quinoa flakes, syrup, molasses, and water (or milk) in a small sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer, stirring constantly for 90 seconds or until thickened.
  • Stir in spices and vanilla.
  • Drizzle with almond milk and sprinkle on pecans before serving.


Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g