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Decadent Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast - Vegan and Gluten-Free

Creamy, sweet, and nutty, this quinoa breakfast is packed with protein, minerals, and antioxidants to kick-start your day.
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 2
Author: The Awesome Green


  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 oz vegan dark chocolate chopped
  • 2 tsp organic raw honey replace with 2 tbsp agave nectar for the vegan version
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • Toasted nuts pecan, hazelnuts, almonds and coconut flakes (or chopped coconut flesh) to garnish


  • Place quinoa and water in a pan over medium heat and bring to boil; cover with a lid and let simmer for 15 minutes, until all the water is absorbed.
  • Turn the heat low, add coconut milk, honey, chia seeds and cacao powder, and mix to combine.
  • Transfer into serving bowls, garnish with toasted nuts, chocolate and coconut flakes and serve warm.