Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Casserole

Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Casserole //
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Fall just screams for warm comfort food breakfasts. This Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Casserole is truly a family favorite. My husband has been known to add ice cream to this and eat it for dessert too.  

Did you know, according to Ayurvedic principles, fall fruits, such as apples and pears, work to eliminate heat caused by the body during summer? The pectin in apples is said to help cleanse the digestive tract and rid the body of mucus, helping us stay healthy through winter.

We also know eating seasonally means we get more antioxidants and better overall nutritional content in our food, which is linked to fighting cancer, high blood pressure, and other serious diseases. Eating seasonally means eating more sustainably and economically. Because our food doesn’t travel as far, we support our local farmers and save money in the process.

Ready for a fun way to get in that apple a day this fall? Here’s your recipe…

Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Recipe type: Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined sugar-free, Yeast-free, Corn-free

Prep time:   10 mins
Cook time:   40 mins
Total time:   50 mins

Serves: 2 servings





  1. Preheat oven to 350F and lightly oil a 2½ cup casserole dish.
  2. Place all casserole ingredients, minus the chopped apples, into the dish as listed. Stir to incorporate and then add the apples.
  3. Cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all topping ingredients. After the 30 minutes are up, remove casserole from oven and sprinkle topping over top of the casserole.
  5. Return to the oven and cook uncovered for another 10-12 minutes until golden.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to sit and cool for 5-10 minutes before consuming.
  7. Enjoy alone or topped with coconut whipped cream.

What’s your favorite way to eat apples in the fall? Comment below!

In the next part of this 6-part quinoa series, I’ll be sharing more savory and sweet breakfast quinoa recipes. Stay tuned!

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Melissa Schollaert is a Holistic Health & Nutrition Counselor and founder of Real Nutritious Living. Helping others achieve their health goals to attain their healthiest, happiest life is her greatest ambition.

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Author: Melissa Schollaert

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6 thoughts on “Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Casserole”

  1. Mmm Sounds and looks delicious.
    I have all the ingredients except “sprouted quinoa”
    I have organic quinoa. I am not sure what sprouted quinoa is — or quinoa flakes, either.
    Are we talking about 3 different ‘versions” ?
    Love your feedback!

    1. Exactly Carol! In the initial post to this quinoa series I explain why sprouted quinoa is the most nutrient dense (and digestible!) Quinoa flakes is jsut quinoa that has been rolled into ‘flakes.’ Thanks for stopping by and the kind words!

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