Quinoa granola. I’m not sure why I have never tried this before. It’s crunchy, chock full of healthy fats, complex carbs and a bit of protein. It’s really easy to make, and super tasty.
Serve it with 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt or Kefir (at least 2% fat) and 1 cup fruit for a complete meal.
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- 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
- 1/2 cup each: chopped cashews, almonds, pumpkin seeds, unsweetened coconut flakes
- 1 tbsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/2 cup dried fruit
- Heat oven to 350F. Mix quinoa, nuts, other ‘add-ins’, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Heat coconut oil and honey together until it’s more ‘liquidy’. Pour into the bowl and mix well. Spread over a baking sheet. Bake at 350 for about 25-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Granola should be a golden brown when it’s done. Stir in dried fruit when it's done. Let it cool and store in an airtight container.
- Be creative with the 'add ins'. Other ideas: hemp hearts, sunflower seeds...