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2 white bowls filled with orange caramelized sweet potatoes, cinnamon quinoa, coconut yogurt, coconut flakes, and hemp seeds, on a white marble counter.

Caramelized Sweet Potato & Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

  • Author: Christin Gillespie
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


These breakfast bowls are served with caramelized sweet potatoes, cinnamon spiced quinoa, and topped with coconut yogurt. They’re a delicious breakfast that are vegan and gluten-free.



Always opt for organic ingredients.

For the quinoa

  • 1/2 cup quiona
  • 1 cup uurnsweetend non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seeds 

For the sweet potato:

  • 1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes, diced
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp ceylon cinnamon



  • Prepare the quinoa: add the quinoa, non-dairy milk, flaxseeds, and cinnamon into a small saucepan. Bring to a bowl, cover, and lower to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove lid, fluff with a fork and set aside.
  • Make the sweet potato: add the sweet potato and 2 tablespoons of water into a skillet. Heat the water until it’s steaming, cover, and cook for 5 minutes. Remove the lid and add the coconut oil, maple syrup and cinnamon. Reduce heat and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • To serve: Divide the cinnamon quinoa between bowls, top with half of the caramelized sweet potatoes, and coconut yogurt. Sprinkle with hemp seeds, coconut flakes, and any other toppings you love.


  • Use an orange flesh sweet potatoes for this recipe, but any type sweet potato will work.
  • You can leave the skin on the sweet potato or remove it. 
  • Prepare the quinoa with your favorite non-dairy milk.
  • You can certainly top or add in your sweet potato breakfast bowls with whatever you like.
  • Once cooked, it will last in the fridge for 4-5 days. For best results, keep in an air tight container and reheat in the microwave.

Keywords: sweet potato, sweet potato breakfast bowl, quinoa, sweet potato and quinoa, coconut yogurt