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Triple Berry Quinoa Parfait

Step up your breakfast game with this delicious and healthy berry quinoa parfait.

Two jars of layered quinoa parfait with berries.

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While it’s important to eat a nutritious diet, it can be downright boring if you’re sticking to the same basic meals – oatmeal and smoothies can get a little monotonous. Enjoying the healthy food you are eating is my key to success.

This Triple Berry Quinoa Parfait allows you to start your day out with a healthy meal that is bursting with different flavors and textures. It will give you the nutrients and energy you need to get your morning yoga or run in.

Plus, it’s absolutely gorgeous!

A bag of dried quinoa.

Typically, quinoa is found in a dinner recipe or side dish. But your mind will be totally blown when you test quinoa out in this breakfast parfait. Quinoa is so incredibly versatile and easy to make (it’s ready in just 15 minutes), which makes healthy eating simple.

Quinoa is a whole grain, gluten-free, superfood – and if you eat a plant based diet, you’ll be happy to know that quinoa is also a complete protein. It is a wonderful food to incorporate into your healthy lifestyle.

I recommend making the quinoa ahead of time so you can wake up in the morning and throw your parfait together quickly before starting your day.

Ingredients for berry quinoa parfait laid out on a table.

The other ingredients for this recipe are also healthy, simple ingredients: a little maple syrup, almond yogurt (or soy yogurt), strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

An overhead shot of yogurt berry parfait.

In a glass or mason jar, layer the raspberries, blueberries, and quinoa + yogurt mixture. You can get creative here and use other fruits you love, too, like blackberries or cherries! Once you’re done layering, dig right in and enjoy!

This recipe makes 2 or 3 servings, so you can save the remaining ingredients in your fridge and have them for another morning. Or share – if you’re willing 😉

An overhead shot of berry parfait.

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What is your favorite way to enjoy quinoa? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section!

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Triple Berry Quinoa Parfait

Karissa Besaw
Step up your breakfast game with this delicious + healthy triple berry quinoa parfait!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 308 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cups water
  • cup plain, unsweetened non-dairy yogurt
  • maple syrup to sweeten amount is up to your preference
  • 1-2 cups berries of choice

Instructions
 

  • Bring the water to a boil. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Cover and let simmer on medium for about 12 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Set aside and let cool.
  • In a bowl, mix a cup and a half of the cooked quinoa with the yogurt. You may have some quinoa left over (store it in the fridge to have with your dinner!)
  • Sweeten the quinoa mixture with some maple syrup how you prefer. I typically add a tablespoon.
  • In a glass cup or jar, layer the quinoa mixture with the berries.
  • Grab your spoon and dig in! Save any remaining ingredients in the fridge for breakfast the next day, or a snack later.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcalCarbohydrates: 53gProtein: 11gFat: 6g
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