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Almond Butter Quinoa Granola

This Almond Butter Quinoa Granola is a great healthy way to start your day that even your kids will love.  Gluten Free and Vegetarian
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 264kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • ½ cup natural almond butter I love Justin's
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup grandular sweetener of choice I used Swerve
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats gluten free oats
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1 cup brown rice cereal
  • ¼ cup dried cherries or strawberries
  • ¼ cup roasted cashews

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan combine almond butter, applesauce, Swerve, maple syrup and cinnamon. Bring to a simmer and stir until well combined. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • In a large bowl combine oats, quinoa flakes and brown rice cereal. Pour almond mixture over the oat mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Pour granola on cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes or so. Allow to cool on the pan and transfer to a bowl.
  • Pour in cherries & cashews and store in an airtight container for one week.

Nutrition

Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2.9mg