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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; 11 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 94 mg sodium. 211 mg potassium; 22 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 6 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 194 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (4)

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  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
Very tasty. I learned to leave a little thickness so it will be more chunky.
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I have made this a few times and LOVE it! I eat it just plain for snacks sometimes
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I made this several months ago with only cranberries for the dried fruit. Took it to a party and it was a hit! Making it again today for a birthday party tomorrow.
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This is a great granola recipe, unfortunately, I don't think guinoa is available in Moldova, but probably another grain could be substituted. Combined with my homemade yogurt (thanks to a starter from, what a great way to start the day.