Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes
Remove from heat and let stand with lid on for 5 minutes.Fluff with fork, transfer to a bowl and allow to cool completely.Preheat oven to 350F and coat a 8×8 cake pan with a dab of coconut oil or other oil.Place all ingredients, including cooked quinoa, into the bowl of your food processor or high powered blender
Process until smooth, about 2 minutes
Pour into prepared pan.Bake in center of oven for 38-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.Remove brownies from the oven and place the pan on a cooling rack
Allow to cool completely before cutting into 16 squares and topping each with optional frosting and a dust of powdered sugar.