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Quinoa Power Breakfast w/ Roasted Radishes
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Quinoa Power Breakfast w/ Roasted Radishes

This Quinoa Power Breakfast is the perfect way to start your day. Packed with protein, anti-inflammatory turmeric, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals - this healthy dish will keep you full until lunch. And it can be made is about 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast and Brunch, Entrées
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 191kcal


For the Quinoa

  • ½ small white onion diced
  • 1 cup white quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • dash cayenne
  • 1 tomato seeds removed and diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 big handful arugula

For the Roasted Radishes

  • 10-12 radishes quartered
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • sprinkle salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Toss the quartered radishes with the olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  • Roast for 15 to 20 minutes, shaking the pan halfway through to redistribute.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium pot, sauté the diced onion in 1-2 tablespoons of water until soft, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add the broth, turmeric, lemon juice, cayenne, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes until the quinoa is tender.
  • Add the diced tomato and arugula to the quinoa. Stir. Taste and add additional salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve with the roasted radishes and another squeeze of lemon over everything, if desired.


This dish would also make a great easy lunch or light dinner!


Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.3mg