Quinoa Breakfast Pudding


I had some left-over quinoa after making these delicious Roasted Buddha Bowls for dinner last night, so I decided to turn it into a sweet breakfast dish, sort of like a rice pudding. It was really tasty, not to mention healthy, super quick, and easy to make! Here’s what I did:


1 cup quinoa (already cooked)
1 cup homemade almond milk
1/4 cup raisins
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp chia seeds

I simply tossed all of the above ingredients–except for the chia seeds–into a pot and brought them to a boil, stirring frequently, for about 5-10 minutes. I kept thinking that my concoction would eventually congeal and get “puddingy,” but it never did. So I decided to pull it from the heat and stir in 2 Tbsp of chia seeds, then let it sit for a few minutes to soak up the extra liquid. This worked perfectly, and the chia seeds were nutritionally beneficial, as well–hooray!


About Kim McCoy

Kim McCoy is a passionate animal and environmental advocate with a B.S. in Business Administration from UT Knoxville and a J.D. specializing in Animal and Environmental Law. She graduated with honors from Lewis & Clark Law School, where she served as Editor in Chief of the internationally acclaimed Animal Law Review and interned with the National Center for Animal Law and the International Environmental Law Project. Kim is a member of MENSA (the “high IQ society”) and previously worked for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in a variety of roles, including Executive Director, Director of Campaigns, and Director of Legal Affairs. Kim is also the former Executive Director of the One World One Ocean Foundation and the proud mother of a healthy, thriving son who has been vegan since conception. Currently serving as Executive Director of Big Life Foundation, which protects wildlife and wild lands in Eastern Africa, Kim remains deeply committed to the defense of animals worldwide.
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4 Responses to Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

  1. Mike & Gloria McCoy says:

    This does look good… sort of oatmeal.

    Sent from Mike & Gloria’s iPad.

  2. Thanks for sharing! I nominated your blog for a Liebster Award… Here is the link back to my blog post on it for more info: http://sophisticatedjerseygirl.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/liebster-award-nomination/

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