Quinoa Granola

Breakfast this morning was inspired by Heather.  A few days ago I saw her post on quinoa granola and after yesterday’s quinoa breakfast, I knew I had to try it ASAP!

I had mind with greek yogurt and a sliced banana.

Seriously. Best homemade breakfast I’ve ever had!  That’s saying a lot!

I tweeked her version a bit. Here’s my recipe for a single serving:

Coconut Quinoa Granola

inspired by Quinoa Granola

1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 tbsp flax
1 tbsp unsweetened coconut
1 tbsp agave

Rinse the quinoa.  Combine all the ingredients and spread on a baking sheet.  Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 mins, stirring occasionally.

This was all sorts of delicious!  The whole meal also had about 20g of protein!  Kept me full for a pretty long time (5 hours?).

Definitely recommend it.

Ugh too much to read tonight!  Have a good one!

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11 responses to “Quinoa Granola”

  1. sweetandsweat says :

    I AM SO SAD SUFFICIENT GROUNDS IS CLOSINGGG. I hope Yogurt Park isn’t next. And when I go home I’m going to add this quinoa granola recipe in my list of Make-Everything-Karla-Makes.

  2. todayslady says :

    Darn it!! I used the last of my quinoa in tonights dinner :( That looks so so good, I’ll have to go get more quinoa soon!!!

  3. balancejoyanddelicias says :

    this looks really good and simple to prepare, i’ll definitely try it ;)

  4. Karin says :

    This looks amazing! I love having quinoa flakes in my breakfast porridge but I’ve never tried “real” quinoa before. I’ve seen toasted quinoa floating around in the blogworld but now I can’t wait to try your adapted quinoa granola creation!

  5. healthyexposures says :

    Holy protein power deliciousness!! This looks great – and I’ve finally got Quinoa :)
    Treat yourself to something fun this weekend – you’ve worked hard! I think a Moosewoods date would do ;)

  6. Anna says :

    Oh man. I gotta try it! I’m seeing it everywhere now!

  7. Heather @ Side of Sneakers says :

    Oh my gosh, yours looks SO good!!! I love the addition of coconut :)

  8. Laura Georgina says :

    That looks AWESOME!! I am so hunting down quinoa this weekend so I can make this…

  9. Danielle says :

    I def. would have made this had I not wasted the last of my quinoa on quinoa milk! But, I’ll pick up some more :D

  10. Christine (The Raw Project) says :

    This looks wonderful, love the idea of using quinoa in granola.

  11. Jill says :

    I just told my mom about this granola recipe. Looks so good! Love how the ingredients are simple.
    Love how you don’t have to boil the quinoa first!

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