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healthy pumpkin granola

Healthy Pumpkin Granola

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x
  • Category: pumpkin recipes
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american

Description

Healthy pumpkin granola made gluten free and sweetened naturally with pumpkin seeds, oats, quinoa and almonds makes for the perfect fall snack!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cup oats (gluten free if desired) 
  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds 
  • 1/3 cup raw almonds, roughly chopped 
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice 
  • 3 tsp. ground ginger 
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt 
  • 1 tbsp. arrowroot powder
  • 2 servings collagen/mushroom powder (optional)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted 
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. In a large bowl toss the oats, uncooked quinoa, pumpkin seeds, chopped almonds, pumpkin pie spice, ginger, salt, and arrowroot powder and any collagen or mushrooms powders you would like to use.
  3. In a separate bowl mix the pumpkin puree, maple syrup, melted coconut oil and vanilla extract together. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix until completely combined.
  4. Spread out onto a baking sheet and baked for 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes and then place the granola in the freezer to harden for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove, break up granola with a folk so that some big clusters remain, and enjoy! 

Notes

Store granola in an airtight container or jar for up to 2 weeks. 

Keywords: healthy pumpkin granola; gluten free pumpkin granola