Vegan Breakfast Couscous With Fresh Fruit

“From the fabulous cookbook La Dolce Vegan. Feel free to substitute your favorite fresh fruit in season: peaches, berries, etc.; even dried fruit, etc. Couscous is ideal for breakfast as it is not only nutritious but cooks very quickly. Living the Dolce Vegan!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 177.44 ml soymilk (Read *NOTE) or 177.44 ml rice milk (Read *NOTE)
  • 59.14 ml unsweetened apple juice or 59.14 ml unsweetened cranberry juice or 59.14 ml unsweetened white grape juice or 59.14 ml unsweetened orange juice
  • 118.29 ml whole wheat couscous
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • cinnamon or cardamom
  • salt, to taste (optional)


  1. *NOTE: Regular cow's milk can be substituted for the soy milk.
  2. In a small pot on high heat, bring the milk substitute and juice of choice just to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and stir in the couscous with a fork. Cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat, leave pan on element, and allow to stand a few minutes.
  5. If desired, season with salt. Serve with fresh fruit and a sprinkle of cinnamon or other favorite spice.
  6. Yield: 1 medium or 2 small servings.

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