Blueberry Quinoa

by Marla on August 28, 2013 · 40 comments

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Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

Looking for a great new breakfast, brunch or snack?

Great! Blueberry Quinoa is here to make your day. Yes, something soooooo simple is really that good. GREAT actually…

Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

If you adore blueberries than this is a no brainer. Here we have blueberries that have been heated & ones that have not. This adds to the flavor.

A super quick ‘n tasty meal that can be prepared the day before you need it.

Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

This gluten free & grain free recipe will satisfy quinoa lovers & will make you a quinoa fan if you are not all ready.

Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

A hard sell? Nope not at all.

Instead of your typical bowl of oatmeal or cereal (which by the way I love both of those) you can go all wild and have this! I have a few other quinoa breakfast recipes on Family Fresh Cooking if you would like to check them out…

Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

Did you know that quinoa comes in a few different varieties? Red, white, black & rainbow…(rainbow is really not at colorful as it sounds, it’s a combo of the three)

Close-up this red quinoa is quite seductive…

Blueberry Quinoa | Delicious, gluten-free breakfast |

Especially if you add the whipped cream. Which I always do.

But you all ready knew that! Enjoy…

Blueberry Quinoa

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Blueberry Quinoa


  • 1 cup dry Quinoa (any color is fine, Red is in this recipe) cook according to package directions
  • 2 cups (280 g) frozen Blueberries
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) Half and Half, Cream or Dairy Free Cream
  • 1 cup (170 g) Fresh Blueberries
  • pinch of fine Sea Salt
  • Natural Sweetener if desired (Maple Syrup is always my choice)
  • Optional
  • Homemade Whipped Cream ~ Vegan or Dairy


  • Cook quinoa and fluff with a fork. Heat frozen blueberries in a pan with a tablespoon of water. Bring to a boil & simmer until the blueberries are ready to burst. Remove from heat.
  • Combine hot blueberries with quinoa, half & half, salt and sweetener if desired. Top with fresh blueberries and homemade whipped cream.
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