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The art and satisfaction of the crunch… lets be real it is always the best part of a meal, other it be the skin, the edge of a lasagna, that feeling of a sweet potato chip… you can’t lose! So during a weekend of nothing but snow I decided to explore another granola option… this was in between a few snow ball fights, snow men and snow angels of course… 😉

This crunchy number is bringing together a few of our favourite ingredients as one textural finish. After playing around with Tahini I found it goes ridiculously well with honey and quinoa, as it offers that nutty undertone as the sweetness and texture come through at the end.

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Being a granola you can store it one of those mason jars we all love, and have it for whatever breakfast or afternoon crunch your body is craving… I love it on top of my Banana Coconut Smoothie Bowl … but I am sure you can find some pretty amazing uses for it! 🙂

xo DC

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 22 minutes

Cost: $5

Skill: Easy

Health Facts: Quinoa is full of all 20 amino acids, and the combination of cinnamon and egg white adds to the metabolic boost and protein for weight loss and repair

Ingredients:

2 Cups of White Quinoa

Pinch of Salt

1 tsp Cinnamon

1/2 Cup mix nuts

1/3 Cup Tahini

1/3 Cup Honey

1 Egg white

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C (340 F.)
  2. In a large bowl combine your quinoa, salt, cinnamon and nuts then mix in your tahini, honey and egg white.
  3. Evenly distribute on a lined baking tray and bake for 18-22 minutes stirring every 7 minutes or until golden.