Beet-Stained Quinoa Breakfast Bowl |

Beet-Stained Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Kathryn Budig, May 5, 2015, Yahoo! Health

Start your day the savory way with this colorful breakfast. (Photo: Cynthia Groseclose)

Yoga star Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to make yoga accessible and playful through her teaching and writings, but her skills extend beyond the yoga mat – all the way to the kitchen. Below, she shares her recipe for breakfast quinoa.

I love smoothies. I think toast is the perfect vehicle for nut butters, honey, and jams. I get a little emotional over waffles and clap my hands at the mention of brunch. Breakfast cuisine is always a hit with me – but what about when you want to switch it up? I often stay with my dear friend (and Yahoo Health Editor-in-Chief!) Michele when I’m in NYC, and she always prepares quinoa for breakfast.

That’s right – quinoa. Not the porridge kind, just straight up quinoa with some lovely accoutrements, such as fresh herbs, hard-boiled eggs, and avocado. It’s so simple and so GOOD. It’s the perfect way to start the day: a bowl brimming with protein and good fuel to pull us through the day. Last time, she was commenting that her nutritionist wants her consuming beet juice regularly, so I told her it was time to make pink quinoa. I poured it into the bowl, and a gorgeous hue with a hint of earthiness was born.

The beauty of this bowl is that you can always change it up: Add hard-boiled or soft-boiled eggs, kale, chard, multitudes of fresh herbs, kimchi, the list goes on.

Click through to Yahoo! Health for the full recipe.

Posted on: May 6, 2015
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