Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa


Looking for a way to get protein in the morning without having to cook eggs?  This fall quinoa recipe can be made ahead of time and microwaved on busy mornings.

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Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa

Adapted from Chocolate Covered Katie

4 servings


  •  1 cup raw quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk (I used Almond)
  • 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (optional)


  1. Mix raw quinoa with water and salt and heat to a boil.  Once boiling, cover and reduce heat to simmer for about 20 minutes.
  2. Once the water is absorbed add the remaining ingredients and continue to cook for 20-25 minutes.  The mixture will resemble oatmeal when ready.
  3. Enjoy or divide into 4 servings and refrigerate until ready.
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