This Is The Perfect ‘Breakfast-On-The-Go’ For Busy People


With These Super Healthy & Convenient ‘Breakfast Cookies’ You’ll Never Have An Excuse To Skip Breakfast Again!

These awesome on-the-go quinoa based cookies are great for busy people who skip breakfast, or a fantastic lunch box snack.  And because you make up a batch of a dozen or so, they can be made on the weekend to see you through the week.

The key to staying on track with healthy eating is being prepared and having easy to reach for healthy snacks and foods for those busy times when you would be otherwise tempted to go for unhealthy convenience foods.

This recipe is high in protein and fibre so they are a good energy sustaining option and gluten free too.

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12-14 cookies

Serving Size: 1-2 cookies

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (or nut/seed butter of choice)
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini, pressed in a dish towel
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Add peanut butter, honey, banana, egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix until combined. Add oats, quinoa flakes, baking powder, spices and salt to the bowl and stir together. Fold in shredded zucchini and chia seeds.
  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons of dough onto the baking sheet and repeat until no dough remains.
  4. Bake cookies on center rack for 15 – 18 minutes until edges are golden brown. Remove and let cool on the pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  5. Enjoy at room temp or slightly reheated

Source:  Simply Quinoa

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