Caramel Cashew Green Smoothie Bowl

Caramel Cashew Green Smoothie bowl topped with sliced pears, hemp seeds, quinoa flakes and vanilla powder -- it tastes like you're eating a bowl of ice cream for breakfast, but it's actually good for you!

Why is it that everything tastes better in bowls? I mean seriously. I find myself eating pretty much every meal out of a bowl. That's a lie. I eat every single meal out of a bowl even if it totally should be on a plate or in a glass. Bowls just make me happy. Like okay... smoothies. Really smoothies deserve to be in glasses, with their brilliant jewel tones and sipped out of cute little … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bars -- they taste like decadent apple pie, but are actually healthy and nutritious!

I was thinking about my pumpkin pie breakfast cookies the other day and it got me thinking about portable breakfast treats. You know, the kind of thing you can take with you when you don't have time to make something healthy in the morning. Usually, I'll make myself a smoothie. I have one of those plastic to-go cups with a straw, so it actually feels like I'm drinking a store-bought smoothie … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Quinoa Breakfast Cookies -- a healthy breakfast that tastes like a decadent dessert! {gluten-free + vegan}

Who's ready for more pumpkin pie breakfast madness? I always love serving dessert for breakfast, but a big old slice of pumpkin pie is probably not the healthiest choice. Especially with the holidays coming up. With all the temptation that's soon to come our way, it's important we stay focused on our health goals and fuel our bodies in the right way. So nutritious breakfast sweets? The … [Read more...]

Vegan Cinnamon Oatmeal Quinoa Pancakes

These HEALTHY quinoa pancakes are vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free | recipe on

Those pumpkin muffins from Thursday got me thinking... What other ways can I combine fiber-rich oat flour with protein-rich quinoa flakes to create a fun, tasty and nutritious breakfast? Since it's the weekend and all, my mind immediately jumped to pancakes. It's my guilty pleasure - nothing beats pancakes on a lazy Saturday morning. I've been using my vegan quinoa pancake recipe forever, … [Read more...]

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...]