Maple Quinoa Granola

Quinoa is great for making a nice, crunchy granola. Get your morning in gear with a bowl of this granola complete with pumpkin and sunflower seeds and cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger for great flavor.
By Simone Van Den Berg

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Quinoa is great for making a nice, crunchy granola. Get your morning in gear with a bowl of this granola complete with pumpkin and sunflower seeds and cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger for great flavor. Add to yogurt, ice cream, or milk with your favorite fruits.

Maple Quinoa Granola
 
Quinoa is great for making crunchy granola. Get your morning in gear with added pumpkin, sunflower seeds and warm spices. Try it on desserts, too.
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Recipe Type: Breakfast, Baking
Ingredients
  • 275 grams quinoa
  • 125 grams rolled oats
  • 55 gr sunflower seeds
  • 35 gr pumpkin seeds
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • 60 ml maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or other vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C
  2. Put all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined and you have little lumps forming.
  3. Spread out over a large baking tray covered in baking paper and put into the oven
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden brown and check half way to turn over the granola so it bakes on both sides.
  5. Once golden take out and leave to cool completely.
  6. You can keep it in a airtight container for about 2 weeks

 

Simone Van Den Berg

Simone van den Berg is a Netherlands based freelance food photographer and food blogger. She has a passion for cooking, food and travel, which she shares on her blog Simone's Kitchen and of course right here on Honest Cooking.

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2 Comments
  1. Is this conversion correct?
    Maple Quinoa Granola
    Serves: 2

    Ingredients:

    • 1¼ cups quinoa
    • ½ cup rolled oats
    • ¼ cups sunflower seeds
    • 2 Tablespoons = 1 teaspoon pumpkin seeds
    • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    • ¼ teaspoon cardamom
    • ¼ teaspoon ginger
    • 4 Tablespoons maple syrup
    • 2 Tablespoons olive oil or other vegetable oil

    Method:
    1. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
    2. Put all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined and you have little lumps forming.
    3. Spread out over a large baking tray covered in baking paper and put into the oven
    4. Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden brown and check half way to turn over the granola so it bakes on both sides.
    5. Once golden take out and leave to cool completely.
    6. You can keep it in an airtight container for about 2 weeks.

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