Honey Nut Quinoa Granola
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 6 cups
 
Super-simple and extra crunchy quinoa granola, sweetened with honey and packed with healthy ingredients!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Old-Fashioned Oats (to make gluten free - use certified GF oats)
  • ¾ cup Uncooked Quinoa, rinsed, drained, and patted of excess moisture
  • ¾ cup Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • ½ cup Slivered Almonds
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ cup Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Coconut Oil
  • ½ cup Raisins, optional
Instructions
  1. Prepare 2 large baking sheets by lining with silicone baking mats (or use nonstick baking pans; do not use parchment paper-it will get soggy). Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together Oats, Quinoa, Peanuts, Almonds, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves, and Salt.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together Honey and melted Coconut Oil.
  4. Pour honey mixture over dry ingredients and stir very well to combine and coat all ingredients with the honey mixture.
  5. Divide the mixture between the 2 prepared pans, spread evenly, and bake for 45 minutes, stirring/flipping granola every 10-15 minutes.
  6. Allow granola to cool on the baking sheet, without stirring or touching it, for 20-25 minutes. This helps to make the granola extra crispy and crunchy.
  7. If desired, add raisins, and carefully break granola apart as you mix them in. Break clusters into your desired size.
  8. Store granola in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
  9. Makes about 6 cups.
Notes
For those with food allergies: check to be sure all ingredients are safe for you to eat before using in this recipe.
Recipe by SunnySideUps | Living Life Sunny Side Ups at http://sunnysideups.org/honey-nut-quinoa-granola/