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Perfectly Clumpy Vegan Granola w/ Sprouted Quinoa (Grain-Free)

Perfectly Clumpy Vegan Granola w/ Sprouted Quinoa (Grain-Free) | Well and Full | #vegan #plantbased #recipe

This is a recipe I’ve been sitting on for over 6 months (!) but haven’t posted until now because, like a huge doofus, I lost the recipe before I could write it here. And actually, thinking about it now, I can’t even remember where I found my notebook the other day! It was probably buried amongst my three million cookbooks / recipe printouts from online. I have this habit of printing out all the recipes I like from other bloggers, and I have a few big binders full of them.

But ANYWAYS.

Perfectly Clumpy Vegan Granola w/ Sprouted Quinoa (Grain-Free) | Well and Full | #vegan #plantbased #recipePerfectly Clumpy Vegan Granola w/ Sprouted Quinoa (Grain-Free) | Well and Full | #vegan #plantbased #recipe

There are two types of people in the world – people who like clumpy granola, and people who like loose granola. I’m sorry loose granola-ers, but this post is not for you. This granola recipe is the ultimate grain-free, clumpy granola recipe – it bakes in one huge clump, so you could (in theory) just eat thisΒ one baking-sheet sized clump of granola. Perfect!

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Perfectly Clumpy Vegan Granola w/ Sprouted Quinoa (Grain-Free)
 
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This is the ULTIMATE clumpy vegan granola recipe; plus it's gluten-free and grain-free!
Ingredients
Dry Ingredients
  • 1½ Cups Sprouted Quinoa
  • ½ Cup Sprouted Sunflower Seeds
  • ⅔ Cup Pepitas
  • ½ Cup Sliced Almonds
  • ⅓ Cup Shredded Coconut
  • 2 Tbs Ground Flaxseed
Wet Ingredients
  • 2 Tbs Coconut Oil, melted
  • 5 Tbs Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tbs Honey (or more maple syrup)
  • ⅛ Tsp Salt
  • ¼ Tsp Cinnamon
  • ⅛ Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tbs Water
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients - sprouted quinoa, sunflower seeds, pepitas, almonds, coconut, and flaxseed. Mix until evenly combined.
  3. In a smaller bowl, mix wet ingredients - coconut oil, maple syrup, honey, vanilla water, and spices - until evenly combined.
  4. Mix wet and dry ingredients until everything is evenly coated.
  5. On a baking tray lined with parchment paper, spread out granola so it is about ¼ - ½ inch thick.
  6. Bake in the oven for 12-13 minutes WITHOUT stirring. This will ensure the granola bakes in one huge clump.
  7. Once the granola is done and slightly cooled, break up granola into clumps. I liked mine served with coconut yogurt and berries, but the granola is delicious on its own as a snack!
  8. Enjoy!

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar
    January 25, 2016 at 10:44 am

    I only ever want clumpy granola! This sounds awesome!

    • Reply
      Sarah
      January 25, 2016 at 11:19 am

      Clumpy granola fans unite!! ;D

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    Kaylee
    January 25, 2016 at 7:04 pm

    I love clumpy granola but mine always turns out looser than I would like, grrr. This looks so good though! <3 Definitely have to try it out some time

    • Reply
      Sarah
      January 25, 2016 at 9:38 pm

      Thanks Kaylee!! πŸ˜€

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    Ursula @ LilVienna.com
    March 9, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    This looks beautiful!!! I simply have to try it. I guess, if I would reduce the amount of maple syrup/honey, the granola will lose its clumpiness, right?

    • Reply
      Sarah
      March 9, 2016 at 2:03 pm

      Thank you!! πŸ™‚ I think you could reduce it the amount of maple syrup/honey a little bit, but if you omit it altogether, it won’t clump as well.

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