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Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Granola

Quinoa maple granola
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Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Granola

Created by Wendy at Fit-and-Frugal.com A favorite, Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Granola is a delicious combination of Ancient Harvest quinoa, and cinnamon to make the perfect granola snack. For Quinoa Flakes cooking instructions and recipe ideas, visit our How To Use Quinoa Flakes page.

Prep Time: 10
Total Time: 40

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes
  • ½ cup uncooked Ancient Harvest Inca Red Quinoa
  • 1 cup pecan pieces (can substitute if you’re nut-free)
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ⅓ cup pepitas
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • ⅓ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons liquid coconut oil (can substitute if you’re nut-free)
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries, raisins, or other dried fruit of choice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss oats, quinoa flakes, quinoa, pecans, sunflower seeds, cinnamon and salt together until combined.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine syrup, coconut oil, orange juice, and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients and stir to thoroughly mix and coat.
  4. Spread onto prepared baking sheet and bake 30 to 35 minutes, stirring halfway. Allow to cool on baking sheets. Pour into bowl or storage container and add dried fruit.