I was going to add almonds as well, but I forgot to pick some up at the store so I just went without but I feel that they would be a tasty addition if you are going to try this recipe for yourself.
Quinoa and Chia GranolaMakes approx 12 half cup servings
3/4 Cup quinoa, rinsed
2 1/2 Cups rolled oats
1/4 Cup chia seeds
1/2 Cup shredded coconut
1/2 Cup sunflower seeds
1/2 Cup pumpkin seeds
3 Tbsp canola oil
1/3 Cup honey
1 tsp vanilla essence
2/3 Cup dried fruit (I used apricot and pineapple)
1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
2. Combine canola oil, honey, and vanilla essence in a small bowl.
3. Combine quinoa, oats, chia seeds, coconut, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds in a large bowl. Add the honey mixture and combine well, making sure all of the oats are coated.
4. Spread the mixture onto a baking tray and bake for about 30 minutes, until the oats are golden Stir every 5-10 minutes.
5. Mix in the dried fruit and cool completely before storing in a airtight container.
Serve with milk, yogurt, or both. I had mine with berry yogurt and it was great!
Carbs 34 g
Fat 13 g
Protein 8 g
Fibre 6 g
Sodium 17 mg