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Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipe

This Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl recipe is a healthy and hearty way to start your morning. Quinoa is topped with berries and figs with a dash of sea salt.

Bowl of quinoa topped with berries, figs and microgreens

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl Ingredients

To make this morning grain bowl, you will need the following ingredients (see the recipe below for exact quantities):

  • Tri-colored quinoa
  • Raspberries: try to find different colored raspberries to make this bowl extra pretty
  • Fig
  • Blueberries
  • Mixed microgreens: any small leafy greens will go well with this recipe
  • Sea salt

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipe

How to Make Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl

This breakfast recipe is pretty easy to make. All you have to do is cook the quinoa and add your toppings. 

  1. Cook the quinoa. Make the quinoa according to the package instructions. You can make it ahead of time and chill it if you prefer a cold breakfast bowl.
  2. Arrange the breakfast bowl. Spread the warm or chilled quinoa on the bottom of a bowl. Slice the fig in half or into cubes and set to one side of the bowl. Toss the raspberries and blueberries on top of the quinoa and then sprinkle the mixed fresh microgreens around to the side of the dish.

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Optional Add-Ins

Breakfast bowls are so versatile, you can create your own with just about anything you want. Here are some ideas of what you can add to this quinoa bowl recipe.

  • Drizzle with maple syrup, honey or agave nectar.
  • Substitute brown rice, freekeh or old fashioned oats for the quinoa.
  • Add milk to make it more like a cereal.
  • Try a dollop of Greek yogurt on top.
  • Add spices like cinnamon or nutmeg.

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Storage Instructions

This is a wonderfully fresh breakfast or sits well if you would like to prepare it the night before and enjoy the next morning. Simply cover tightly and keep in the fridge until ready to serve.

Colorful raspberries, blueberries and fig atop a bowl of cooked quinoa

What to Make With Leftover Quinoa

I like to make quinoa in big batches and store it in the fridge for later. You can make this morning grain bowl for breakfast, and then this Vegan Buddha Bowl for dinner.

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl

Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl

Yield: 1 bowl
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This Fruit and Grain Breakfast Bowl recipe is a healthy and hearty way to start your morning. Quinoa is topped with berries and figs with a dash of sea salt.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tri colored quinoa
  • ½ cup mixed raspberries
  • 1 ripe fig
  • ¼ cup of plump blueberries
  • mixed microgreens
  • Optional: dusting of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Make the quinoa according to the package instructions. You can make it ahead of time and chill it if you prefer a cold breakfast bowl.
  2. Spread the warm or chilled quinoa on the bottom of a bowl.
  3. Slice the fig in half or into cubes and set to one side of the bowl.
  4. Toss the raspberries and blueberries on top of the quinoa and then sprinkle the mixed fresh microgreens around to the side of the dish.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 312Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 596mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 12gSugar: 16gProtein: 10g

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