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Cinnamon Walnut Quinoa with Raisins

This gluten-free breakfast is sure to please the entire family!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon walnut quinoa with raisins
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 cups white quinoa
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup sweetener (I used brown sugar)
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • Couple handfuls of chopped walnuts
  • Couple handfuls of raisins, or dried cranberries
  • Optional: Milk, cream or yogurt
  • Fresh fruit to accompany


  • In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa with a pinch of salt. Once it returns to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and cook for about 15 minutes.
  • As the quinoa nears the end of its cooking time, stir in the sweetener and the cinnamon. Remove from heat once it has finished cooking.
  • Sprinkle the chopped walnuts and raisins/cranberries over the top.
  • Serve warm with or without milk, cream or yogurt.
  • Serve with a side of fresh fruit.