Skinny Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins

Skinny Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins - sweetened naturally, gluten-free + vegan | recipe on

Oh how I adore breakfast. It's my favorite meal of the day and allows for so much creativity. I love being able to whip up a filling smoothie, or a creamy bowl of quinoa flakes, or crunchy homemade granola. There are so many options and directions you can take, it makes the experience fun, and (most of the time) delicious. Breakfast to me needs to have three components: fast, easy, … [Read more...]

90-Second Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Quinoa

Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Quinoa -- made in just 90 seconds using quinoa flakes and pumpkin puree | recipe on

And we're back. Another installment of 90-second breakfast quinoa is here. Last time it was all about the blueberries. We were trying to make cure our January blues with something just a little bit summery. This's all about the pumpkin. While we might not technically be into pumpkin season yet, I just can't seem to help myself. Like my sweet potato obsession, pumpkin also seems to … [Read more...]

Quinoa for Breakfast is officially here!

Quinoa for Breakfast - the latest cookbook from Alyssa Rimmer of

Quinoa for Breakfast is officially here! Raise your hand if you want to save more time in the morning. Raise your hand if you feel like you're stuck in a breakfast rut. And raise your hand if you think that eating good food should not only taste good but make you feel good from the inside out. Raise your hand if you LOVE breakfast. My hand is up! Is yours? I seriously wish I could jump … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Quinoa Breakfast Cookies - a healthy, on-the-go breakfast option that tastes like dessert! | recipe on

Are you noticing a theme around here? In case you can’t tell, I’m pretty much breakfast obsessed. Of course part of it has to do with the release of my next eCookbook, Quinoa for Breakfast, but really it’s just the fact that we all love breakfast. I mean, I think we could talk all day about how awesome breakfast is, right? It’s the best. When it comes to making breakfast, here are the … [Read more...]

Savory Pesto Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

Savory Pesto Quinoa Breakfast Bowls topped with a soft boiled egg, sliced avocado and toasted pine nuts | recipe on

PESTO! and quinoa! for breakfast! That’s right you guys. We’re shakin’ things up around here today and we’re enjoying a savory breakfast! So not typical for me, but for some reason, the salty cravings seem to have gotten the better of me. A while back, I sent out a survey and asked you all what you enjoyed having for breakfast AND if you opted for sweet or savory. To my surprise, the … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Eat Quinoa for Breakfast

6 fun ways to eat quinoa for breakfast! Quick, easy and healthy breakfast ideas |

Did you know that September is national breakfast month? Which is pretty much perfect because breakfast is a favorite around here. It’s the category that you get most excited about, the one that I get the most emails about and is a fabulous way to show the versatility of quinoa. Quinoa is the ultimate breakfast food. Not only is it packed with protein and fiber, but it’s also a complex … [Read more...]

A Look Inside My Next Cookbook

Peanut Butter Green Smoothie with Quinoa from the NEW cookbook from Alyssa Rimmer, Quinoa for Breakfast

You guys! My new cookbook, Quinoa for Breakfast is almost here! Remember when I shared those Blueberry Breakfast Bars with you and talked about that secret (well not so secret anymore) project I’ve been working on? Today I’m taking you on a behind the scenes tour of all the goodness inside of this book! Quinoa for Breakfast is the ultimate resource to reinvigorate your morning meals, helping … [Read more...]

20 Healthy Quinoa Recipes for Back-to-School

20 super healthy Back-to-School recipes all using QUINOA! From breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner |

Wow. Can we just talk about how fast this summer has flown by? Seriously, it feels like I've been in a some sort of alternate reality where we move through time at lightening speed. But sadly, the only thing we can do about it is cling on to the last glimpses of summer produce and get our minds in autumn mode. For many of you, that means kids are heading back to school and you're getting back … [Read more...]

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars - they make the best grab-and-go breakfast treat, plus they're packed with protein! {recipe on}

And my quinoa breakfast obsession continues. This time, it’s a spin on my flourless quinoa breakfast bars, studded with fresh, juicy blueberries, with a hint of tangy lemon. Every bite is bursting with flavor, they’re only lightly sweetened and have this wonderful hearty texture. A fill-you-up bar that’s perfect for oatmeal, fruit and on-the-go breakfast lovers alike. But before I tell you … [Read more...]

Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble

This AMAZING Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble is made with only natural ingredients and is healthy enough to eat for breakfast |

Friends, it’s August. Can you believe it? With only one month left in summer, I’m taking every opportunity to eat as much summer fruit as humanly possible. Berries, peaches, watermelon, cherries, even cantaloupe and musk melon (not the biggest fan). Filling my bowl to the brim for breakfast, jamming them into my morning and afternoon smoothies and snacking on them throughout the day. I can't … [Read more...]