Soaked Pecan Cinnamon Rolls Quinoa Recipe

  • Author: Halle Cottis
  • Prep Time: 12 hours 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american


Looking for something different to have for breakfast? This soaked pecan cinnamon rolls quinoa recipe is a nutritious breakfast that will hit the spot every time.


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tbsp acidic medium (lemon juice, whey, apple cider vinegar, yogurt, kefir)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp unrefined sea salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 oz finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tbsp grass fed butter
  • drizzle of maple syrup


  1. Soak 1 cup quinoa in 1 cup water and 1 tbsp of an acidic medium of choice. Soak 12-24 hours. If soaking for more than 12 hours, you might want to replace the water and acidic medium after 12 hours.
  2. After soaking is complete, rinse quinoa very well. If you don’t rinse well enough, it could become bitter so rinse very well.
  3. Add the rinsed quinoa to a medium saucepan, add another cup of filtered water and 1/2 tsp unrefined sea salt.
  4. Over high heat bring the quinoa to a boil. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat to low, cover dish and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. After cooking time is done, stir in butter, cinnamon, and crushed pecans. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  6. To serve place in a small bowl and drizzle with some maple syrup.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving