Black Quinoa with Avocado, Almonds, and Honey


Black quinoa (like red) has a firmer texture than the white variety, and makes a great alternative to breakfast cereal. Soft avocado provides a great contrast.


  • 2 cups water

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup black quinoa

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk

  • 1 thinly sliced avocado

  • 6 tablespoons sliced toasted almonds

  • 6 tablespoons honey


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Whisk in grains. Return to a boil. Reduceheat to low. Simmer, covered, for 15to 17 minutes. Let stand for5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and top with almond milk, avocado, almonds, and honey.

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