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Quinoa Parfait Jar - Plant Based Breakfast. Easy whole food breakfast idea that is easy and simple to make. Perfect healthy breakfast that is high in protein and can be made ahead for busy mornings on the go

Plant Based Breakfast Recipe

Plant based breakfast made with protein-rich quinoa, plant based yogurt, nut butter and berries.  This easy breakfast idea is one of my favorite plant based breakfast recipes to prep for a week of healthy breakfasts!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Author Lyndsey


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup almond oat or coconut milk
  • 1 cup dairy free yogurt
  • 1 cup blueberries or fruit of your choice
  • 4 tablespoon almond butter


  • Spoon ½ cup of cooked quinoa into 4 wide mouth mason jars.  Pour ¼ cup nut milk over each and stir gently.
  • Layer on ¼ cup dairy free yogurt.  Top with blueberries or fruit of your choice.
  • Top with 1 tablespoon almond butter and secure lid.
  • Refrigerate overnight.  Eat cold or warmed in the microwave in the morning.


Here are a few helpful tips in starting to incorporated more plant based breakfast ideas into your diet:

How do I get more protein on the plant based diet?

This recipe has protein from the yogurt, quinoa and nut butter.  If you are looking to add more protein try adding in some plant based protein like Orgain.

Is it possible to do the plant based diet on a budget?

Yes, absolutely.  Check out my article for the Plant Based Diet on a Budget.

I don't have quinoa.  Can I swap something else?

You can try oats, bulgur or even wheat berries in this recipe.

How long does quinoa last in the fridge?

You can prep these yogurt + quinoa parfaits and store them for up to a week in the fridge.