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Mango kiwi breakfast quinoa

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This mango kiwi breakfast quinoa is a healthy and fun way to change up breakfast.

Eating quinoa for breakfast is a little weird, right? You probably think of it as a side to a piece of chicken, not really something in your breakfast bowl.

Well getting some legit head shots taken blow the quinoa for breakfast weirdness thing out of the water.

Mango kiwi breakfast quinoa

I have a new found respect for actors and models. Not to the level where I can justify their millions or anything but woah, that whole smile but make it look natural and not like you’re totally awkward because you did your hair, put on way more makeup than normal and are now prancing around your friend’s backyard climbing downed tree limbs in three different outfits thing is not as easy as it looks. Maybe they skip the prancing part though and that’s what makes it easier. Or maybe getting a paycheck to do it helps too. I could probably do a lot of things if a million dollar paycheck was at the end.

Breakfast quinoa

A lot, not all. Get your mind out of the gutter.

Breakfast quinoa with mangos and kiwis

So throw some fruit in your quinoa, pour some milk over top and get over the weird.

It’s different, it’s delicious and it doesn’t require any awkward poses.

Mango Kiwi Breakfast Quinoa

Mango Kiwi Breakfast Quinoa

Yield: 2-3 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This mango kiwi breakfast quinoa is a healthy and fun way to change up breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa (any color will do)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped kiwi
  • 1/2 cup chopped mango
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons pecans
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of choice)

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa and water in small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until water is all absorbed. (you can use any liquid here. Cooking it in orange juice would be great too!)
  2. Once quinoa is cooked, divide into bowls and top with mango, kiwi, pecans and coconut.
  3. Pour almond milk into bowl and enjoy.

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Sconigirl

Sunday 1st of September 2013

Wow! Never had quinoa for breakfast before but damn this was good! I didn't have kiwi so I substituted blueberries and a bit ashamed to say I drizzled a slight bit of honey over it but regardless, it was delish! I'm a new fan of your blog!

Produce on Parade

Thursday 2nd of May 2013

Yum! This looks delicious! The mangoes have been calling my name at the store. No kiwis yet though...Alaska...go figure ;) No short supply of cabbage and carrots though!

Margarita

Thursday 2nd of May 2013

This post totally made me buy mangoes, kiwis, and bananas yesterday!

Paige @ Your Trainer Paige

Wednesday 1st of May 2013

I love the new sidebar picture!! Gorge. I do, however, totally get what you mean. I had a photoshoot last spring for PT and my blog, and felt SO awkward the entire time! Especially for the sports bra pictures. Anyway, this breakfast quinoa sounds delish! I haven't had quinoa for breakfast in quite a while.

Running to the Kitchen

Thursday 2nd of May 2013

omg, I can't even imagine having to do this in a sports bra!

Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking

Wednesday 1st of May 2013

This looks so scrumptious, Gina! Fresh, easy and healthy for breakfast. Thanks for sharing!

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