Cacao & Maca Quinoa Breaky Bowl

Cacao & Maca Quinoa Breaky Bowl

Yes, I eat quinoa for breakfast & I’m hella proud of it! It’s such a fun way to change things up from our traditional oatmeal breakfasts & a great source of protein, complex carbs & minerals like zinc & magnesium.

I obviously spiced it up with pumpkin spice, raw cacao & maca because let’s be honest, I don’t ever really do plain & topped it off with hemp & chia seeds, clementine & a splash of yacon syrup!

I’m so happy that I re-tried incorporating maca into my life! It turns out the raw maca I’d been using before was just too much for my body to digest & now that I’ve switched over to gelatinized maca, I’m having no issues whatsoever & I feel amazing!!


  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 tsp. maca
  • 1 tsp. raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup plant based milk or half milk, half water
  • 1/2 tsp. DIY pumpkin spice


  • Add the quinoa, almond milk/water, maca, pumpkin spice & cacao to a small skillet & heat over medium-high heat.
  • Cook until all liquid is absorbed & quinoa is thick & creamy.
  • Remove from the heat, add toppings & enjoy!


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