If you love Quinoa [KEEN-wah] as much as we do, you know that it’s savory, filling and delicious, making it a great side dish for almost any meal. But, what about quinoa for breakfast? Let me just say this tasty, tiny superfood is an excellent way to start your day! With an extensive LIST OF HEALTH BENEFITS along with its unique, versatile flavor why wouldn’t you enjoy a little quinoa morning, noon and night?
Check out this Quinoa Granola to see for yourself. It’s crunchy, slightly sweet and super easy to make!
adapted from the Hungry Hungry Hippie
- 2 cups whole organic rolled oats (certified gluten free)
- 1/3 cup quinoa
- 2 T chia seeds or flax seeds
- 3/4 cup raw almonds, coarsely chopped
- 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
- 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt (or to taste)
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
Preheat oven to 225 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients (oats, quinoa, seeds, chopped almonds, etc.). Mix well. Add melted coconut oil and maple syrup.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread granola evenly on top.
Bake for 60 minutes.
Allow granola to cool completely. Remove from the baking sheet, crumble and enjoy. Or, store in an airtight container to save for later.
Gumsaba Fitness Class schedule Thursday 12/18/14
5:30AM Sunrise Danville Womens only class – Coach Briana – Fabulous 50
5:30AM Sunrise Danville Mens only class – Coach Joel – Fabulous 50
6AM Sunup Walnut Creek Co-Ed class – Coach Jentry – Howdy Partner Interval Training
9AM Sunshine Walnut Creek Womens only class – Coach Briana – Fabulous 50
11:00PM Cytosport High Intensity Interval Training – Coach Briana (private class)
12:00PM Cytosport Vinyasa Yoga – Coach Jentry. (private class)
4PM Cytosport Vinyasa Flow Yoga Benicia – Coach Michelle D. (private class)