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Double-Chocolate Quinoa Granola

This big, cluster-y granola is loaded with a double-threat of chocolate and perfectly crisp and crunchy thanks to the healthy addition of quinoa.---You'll want to eat this addicting granola by the handful!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 cups granola

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, quinoa, pecans, coconut, chia seeds, cinnamon, sugar, cocoa, and salt. In a separate medium bowl, whisk coconut oil, maple syrup, egg white, and vanilla until smooth. Pour over dry ingredients and stir until just moistened. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Spread granola mixture onto prepared pan and gently flatten with a spatula. Bake granola at 325F without stirring 40-45 minutes or until edges begin to turn golden.
  • Cool granola completely then break into clusters and either serve or store.

Notes

Store granola in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.