Fruit & Nut Granola With Quinoa

adapted from http://soletshangout.com

Fruit & Nut Granola With Quinoa

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup uncooked quinoa

  • cups quick oats

  • 1

    cup slivered raw almonds

  • ¼ - ½

    cup raw sunflower seeds

  • ¼ - ½

    cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

  • ¼

    cup ground flax seeds

  • ¼

    cup wheat germ

  • 2

    Tbsp chia seeds

  • 2

    Tbsp cinnamon

  • 1

    Tbsp vanilla extract

  • ¼

    cup coconut oil

  • ½

    cup maple syrup

  • dried fruit such as raisins, craisins, cherries

Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. 3. In a large mixing bowl add your quinoa, oats, nuts, seeds, and spices. 4. Heat up your coconut oil until it is liquid. Stir in vanilla and maple syrup. Add it into the bowl of oats. 5. Stir the mixture until everything is completely combined and coated with the coconut oil and maple syrup mixture. 6. Spread the mixture out evenly onto your parchment lined baking sheet. 7. Bake for 20-30 minutes checking and stirring the mixture every 10 minutes, You need to make sure to check it and stir it up so that it does not start to burn. 8. You granola is done when the nuts and oats are all toasted a nice golden brown. 9. Add in your dried fruit. Stir it into the already baked granola so it is distributed evenly throughout. 10. Let your granola cool for 15 minutes or so before putting into an air tight container. You can store it this way for several weeks. Enjoy!


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