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Cardamom Ginger Quinoa Bowl

Servings: 4
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Ready: 20 minutes

Cardamom Ginger Quinoa Bowl


1 cup dry quinoa

2 cup water

½ tsp ground ginger

½ tsp ground cardamom

⅛ tsp kosher salt

1 ½ cups plain Greek yogurt

2 tsp honey, optional

1 cup blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or strawberries

½ cup unsalted, raw almonds, chopped


  1. Heat a sauce pan on medium/low heat, once the pan is hot to the touch, add the ground ginger (½ tsp) and cardamom (½ tsp), stirring. Once spices become aromatic, about 30 seconds, add quinoa (1 cup), continue stirring another 30 seconds.
  2. Add water (2 cups) and salt (⅛ tsp). Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover.
  3. Cook for 15 minutes and set aside. Option: This can be made ahead and chilled.
  4. To serve, evenly distribute quinoa into 4 bowls/containers. Top with yogurt (1 ½ cups), honey (2 tsp), berries (1 cup) and almonds (½ cup).

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