Recipes and Cooking Quinoa-Pumpkin Seed Granola 4.4 (31) 4 Reviews This homemade granola capitalizes on the flavors of fall with pumpkin seeds and cinnamon, but you're more than welcome to enjoy it year-round. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 1, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 13 Yield: 3 1/4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and well-drained ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas) ½ cup whole and/or slivered almonds ¼ cup flax seed ¼ cup honey 2 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon coarse salt ¾ cup dried cherries, cranberries, golden raisins and/or snipped dried apricots Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl combine quinoa, pumpkin seed, almonds, and flax seed. In a small microwave-safe bowl heat honey on 100 percent power (high) for 20 seconds. Stir in oil, cinnamon, and salt. Pour honey mixture over quinoa mixture; toss to coat. Spread in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes or until golden, stirring twice. Stir in dried fruit. Cool for 15 minutes in the pan. Spread out on foil. Cool completely, breaking up any large pieces. Transfer to an airtight container to store. Store up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. Serving Suggestions: Over baked apple slices with milk and maple syrup or honey; over applesauce; atop sliced bananas with yogurt; or just eat plain. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 191 Calories 11g Fat 22g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 13 Calories 191 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 94mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Total Sugars 11g Protein 6g Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 211mg 4% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.