strawberry quinoa breakfast jar
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Strawberry Coconut Quinoa Jar

Quinoa cooked with milk makes for a great protein-packed alternative to oatmeal. Plus it's an excellent source of magnesium for added blood sugar benefits!⁣

Make ahead and pop in the microwave for a quick just-sweet-enough weekday grab.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut, make ahead breakfast, quinoa, strawberry
Category: breakfast
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 415kcal

Equipment

  • saucepan
  • mason jars

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quinoa dry
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1 cup strawberries chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 tsp maple syrup

Instructions

To prepare quinoa

  • Add dry quinoa and milk to a small saucepan on the stove.
  • Heat until it reaches a high simmer stirring as needed to prevent the milk from burning.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cover for 10-15 minutes.

Assemble Jars

  • While quinoa cooks, remove stems and chop strawberries.
  • Once all liquid is absorbed add 1/2- 3/4 cup quinoa into a bowl, or mason jar if preparing ahead.
  • Top quinoa with maple syrup, chopped strawberries, and dried coconut.

Nutrition

Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 262mg | Iron: 3mg
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