Chocolate Quinta Quinoa Granola

Quinta Quinoa is the first locally sourced, high-quality quinoa to be produced and processed in Ontario, Canada! Quinta is the only quinoa on the market that can make the 6 nutrient content claims for being high in protein, zinc and fibre, an excellent source of iron and magnesium and a source of calcium.

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RECIPE

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Chocolate Quinta Quinoa Granola

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick or old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup Quinta Quinoa, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup flax seed, ground (optional)
  • 1 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg large
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup oil (of your choice)
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add oats, Quinta Quinoa, cacao powder, flax seed, chocolate chips, salt and mix.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk the egg and add maple syrup, oil and vanilla extract. Stir to combine and pour into a bowl with dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly and spread in an even layer on prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake on a third rack from the bottom for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for an hour. After break into pieces and enjoy with Greek yogurt, as a cereal or as a snack.

Storage

  1. Store in a glass jar in a cool dry place, for up to a month.

 

 

By | 2017-07-13T09:44:15+00:00 July 13th, 2017|