Quinoa makes a good change to oats for your breakfast and as they can be prepared in advance and eaten cold, they are a super fast breakfast option too.  Full of complete protein, 1 cup of cooked quinoa will provide you with around 9g of protein which can be boosted by adding a handful of sunflower, pumpkin and chia seeds too. Quinoa is a little plain so mix it with some creamy yoghurt (which again will add to your protein depending on which yoghurt you choose), then top with what fruit you have available.

Strawberry & Pomegranate, Quinoa, Yoghurt & Seeds

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 serving


  • 1.5 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbsp yoghurt
  • 1 handful strawberries stems removed, washed
  • 1/4 pomegranate
  • 1 large handful mixed seeds - sunflower, pumpkin, chia
  • 1 tsp pure Maple syrup optional


  • Mix the cooked quinoa with the yoghurt, add it to a serving bowl and top with the remaining ingredients before serving.
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