Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Coconut Milk Breakfast Quinoa

Serve with fruit and pistachios.

Serves 8.


  • 1 Cup Quinoa Rinsed Well
  • 2 Cups Coconut Milk Canned
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Fresh Fruit
  • Pistachios Chopped
  • Stevia If desired


  1. Combine quinoa, coconut milk and vanilla in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer, cover and let cook for 15 minutes until the quinoa can be fluffed with a fork.
  3. Divide quinoa into bowls and serve with fruit and pistachios.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 200

Total Fat: 13g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Sodium: 10mg

Potassium: 260mg

Total Carbohydrate: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef Orlando Ramos

New York University Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Orlando Ramos is the Executive Chef at New York University Langone's Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Center.