Quinoa granola

Quinoa granola


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About this recipe: A mixture of spiced apples, quinoa, oats, coconut and almonds are baked to create this unique, low fat and high fibre granola. It has no refined sugars - it is sweetened with honey and apples.

Breanna Bourke

Serves: 20 

  • Spiced apples
  • 3 apples, cored and diced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Granola
  • 80ml honey
  • 60ml apple sauce
  • 60ml coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 170g quinoa
  • 160g oats
  • 70g ground almonds
  • 35g coconut flakes

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr20min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Line a baking tray with foil.
  2. Spread diced apples on baking tray. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons cinnamon and 1 teaspoon nutmeg on top.
  3. Bake apples in the preheated oven, stirring at 10-minute intervals, until tender but not over-crisp, about 40 minutes in total.
  4. Mix honey, applesauce, coconut oil, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, ginger and cloves together in a large bowl. Stir in quinoa. Let sit, for about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir oats, ground almonds and coconut into the honey mixture. Spread evenly over baked apple pieces.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring at 10-minute-intervals, until granola is golden brown and crispy, about 40 minutes. Cool completely, about 30 minutes to 1 hour, before transferring to a lidded container for storage.

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