Recipe – Cherry Almond Chia Granola

This recipe is high in fiber, gluten free and vegan.

Makes 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup gluten free Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Buckwheat Groats
  • 1/2 cup Organic Quinoa Grain uncooked
  • 1/3 cup Organic Chia Seed
  • 1 cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup Oil (safflower, coconut or canola work well)
  • 1 cup Dried Tart Cherries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 225°F.
  2. Place the oats, buckwheat groats, quinoa, chia seeds, almonds, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl and toss together.
  3. Pour the vanilla, maple syrup and oil over the granola mixture and stir to combine, making sure that the oil and maple syrup has coated everything.
  4. Spread the granola onto a parchment-paper lined baking sheet and bake at 225°F for 60 – 90 minutes until the granola is toasted and crunchy.
  5. Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Break apart and toss together with the dried cherries before serving.

Recipe courtesy Bob’s Red Mill