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Nut free, lactose/dairy free, gluten free option, soy free, vegetarian, vegan option

I’ve recently started eating this yummy quinoa granola for brekky – it’s great with some plain yoghurt or even on its own. It’s super easy and quick to make!

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Ingredients:

¾ cup uncooked quinoa

¾ cup raw pumpkin seeds / pepitas

½ cup sunflower seeds

¼ cup (or I use a bit less) honey (/maple syrup for GF option)

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ teaspoon coarse salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

¾ cup dried cherries/cranberries/raisins (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°
  2. Combine quinoa, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds
  3. Heat honey (/maple syrup) in a microwave-safe bowl for 20 seconds
  4. Combine the olive oil, cinnamon and salt and pour over the top of the quinoa mixture
  5. Mix well
  6. Spread mixture in a baking pan
  7. Bake, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes (or until golden), stirring frequently
  8. Once finished, stir in cherries/cranberries/raisins
  9. Cool for 15 minutes and store in an airtight container.

 

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