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Molasses Chocolate Quinoa Granola

Molasses Chocolate Quinoa Granola is a healthy and delicious flavor-packed granola with a bit of crunch. Vegan and gluten-free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 471kcal
Author: Kristen Wood

Equipment

  • Blackstrap Molasses

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup peanuts unsalted or salted
  • 1/2 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tablespoons dutch processed cocoa powder or raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar +1-2 tbs for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/8 cup unsulphured blackstrap molasses
  • 4 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 275°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine ingredients oats through sea salt. Stir a few times until evenly combined.
  • Over medium-low heat, combine molasses, coconut oil and peanut butter. Stir until well combined and heated throughout.
  • Pour molasses mixture over oats mixture. Stir until all is evenly coated.
  • Pour your granola mix onto your parchment lined cookie sheet. Spread out into one even layer.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and immediately toss with 1-2 tbs coconut sugar.
  • Let cool and crisp up completely before serving.
  • Keep stored in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 4mg