Quinoa Apple Strudel Breakfast Bowl


Strudel Cinnamon Crumble

  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. golden flax meal
  • 3 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. high quality sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Dr. Bronner’s organic coconut oil 

Breakfast Bowl

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  • 2 cups Alter Eco royal pearl quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 apples, cored & diced
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 cups Califia Farms almond milk
  • Optional: maple syrup

Preparation Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. 
  2. Using a medium size bowl, combine chopped pecans, flaxseed meal, 1 tsp. cinnamon, one pinch of sea salt, sugar, and melted coconut oil. Mix thoroughly with a fork.
  3. Place mixture on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes. Be careful not to let the nuts burn.
  4. Using a large heavy-bottom saucepan, add quinoa, water, apples, raisins, 2 tsp. cinnamon and a pinch of sea salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. To Serve: Divide warm quinoa mixture into 4 large serving bowls. Sprinkle with Strudel Cinnamon Crumble. Top with almond milk and serve with a side of real maple syrup.


Dan Nehring