Pumpkin Granola

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
Pumpkin Granola
Total Time: 30 minutes
Amount Per Serving: 1/2 cup

Nutrition

Servings: 8

230 calories; 9 g fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 150 mg sodium; 36 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 5 g protein

Preparation Notes

Start with uncooked quinoa that has been rinsed well and patted dry.

Directions

  1. Spread oats and quinoa onto a parchment lined baking sheet.

  2. Bake at 325 F for ten minutes, stirring once.

  3. Remove from the oven; add flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, pecans and cranberries.

  4. Reduce oven to 300 F.

  5. In a separate bowl, combine syrup, pumpkin, oil, pie spice, cinnamon, salt and vanilla.

  6. Pour over oats and stir.

  7. Spread back onto baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.