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quinoa granola

Quinoa Granola

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This crunchy granola is made with quinoa, almonds, and coconut for a tasty snack that is perfect sprinkled onto a bowl of yogurt or enjoyed by the handful! These crunchy granola clusters will have you coming back for more.


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla.
  4. Stir in the almonds, coconut flakes, oats, quinoa, pepitas, and salt.
  5. Stir until everything is evenly coated. Spread onto the prepared baking sheet in a thin, even layer.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes then stir and continue to bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool.

Keywords: quinoa granola