Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal

Serves 3

20 Minute Prep Time

By Vega on September 22, 2014 , categorized in Breakfast

Fall is officially in motion and what better way to start your morning than with a hot bowl of Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal. With warming spices cinnamon and nutmeg combined with crisp autumn apples, this bowl of goodness will become a regular in this season’s breakfast repertoire.

Get creative with those toppings and let us know your favorite combo!


  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 apple (cored and diced)
  • Optional toppings: chopped nuts, raisins, maple syrup


  1. Rinse quinoa with cold water.

  2. Add quinoa, apple juice/cider, water, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg into a medium pot.

  3. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.

  4. Add diced apple and reduce heat to medium-low.

  5. Simmer until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes.

  6. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.

  7. Serve warm with your favorite plant-based toppings!


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