Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast

Make these savory Breakfast Bowls with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, fresh apples, maple syrup, brown sugar, a bit of butter, and dried fruit.

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Servings SERVES 2


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 Tbsps unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 large apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup walnuts, optional
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt, optional


  • Make these Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowls and you’ll never go back to plain oats. With fresh apple, a dash of cinnamon, maple syrup, and our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, this recipe is a great morning pick-me-up!

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions, adding apple juice to water.

    Step 2

  • Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add brown sugar, apple, maple syrup, dried cranberries, and cinnamon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are just tender, about 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in nuts, if desired. Serve quinoa topped with apple mixture and yogurt, if desired.

Cinnamon-y Whole Grain Goodness

Switch up your morning oatmeal for this Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bowl with Quinoa. Made to fuel you up and help you get your mornings off on the right foot, this quinoa bowl is bound to keep you coming back for more–especially in the winter months.

Now, the deets. This breakfast bowl is made delicious and fast by using our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa. Like all of our Boil-in-Bag grains, this fast and simple to use product cooks up on the stovetop in just 10 minutes, and in the microwave in 15. Making it an easy morning meal prep as well.

Atop this base of tasty quinoa, we add a cinnamon mix of slow-simmered crisp apples and dried cranberries. To make this savory and sweet conserve, we start with a bit of butter. Set in a medium skillet over medium-low heat, you’ll add in cranberries, brown sugar, maple syrup, and a bit of cinnamon.

The addition of walnuts gives this bowl an added crunch, to the already fluffy nutty grains. Aside from that, we recommend you add a healthy serving of vanilla yogurt for a fresh addition to this savory masterpiece.

Peachy Keen

Not a fan of dried cranberries? Swap them out for fresh peaches and this tasty breakfast bowl will remind you of a warm peach cobbler.