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Breakfast Berry Quinoa

Breakfast Berry Quinoa

Change up your morning routine with this twist on a classic breakfast!

Serves: 6 (Serving= 1 cup)


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 ½ cups quinoa, uncooked and rinsed
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups frozen mixed berries
  • 2 Tablespoon Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
  • Almonds and fresh fruit, as needed for topping


  1. Lightly spray sides of crock-pot with non-stick cooking spray.  Add all ingredients, stir, cover, and cook on low for 4 hours.
  2. Spoon out into serving bowls.  Top off with additional ingredients if desired (almonds, fresh berries, etc.).  Store leftovers in refrigerator.


To make bariatric diet friendly:

Cut serving size down to ⅓ cup, add 4 scoops sugar free vanilla protein powder to entire recipe. For an added 4g protein, top with 1 tablespoon peanut butter. Can freeze in ice cube tray up to 2 months.

Bariatric nutrition info (18 servings, ⅓ cup each): Calories 100, Total Fat 1.5g, Sat Fat 0g, Sodium 80mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 4g (no added), Protein 8g