Yogurt Parfait with Quinoa Granola

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Yogurt Parfait with Quinoa Granola

A wonderful recipe for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity who have an intolerance to oats. Quinoa is a great source of protein, essential minerals, and fiber. This recipe is also lower in sugar than many commercially-available granolas.

Prep time


Cook time

22 - 27Minutes




  • 2 Cups Quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 Cup Nuts chopped, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc.
  • 1/4 Cup Hodgson Mill Milled Flaxseed
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 Cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil melted
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Dried Fruit blueberries, cranberries, chopped cherries etc.
  • yogurt unsweetened, or dairy-free alternative


  1. Preheat oven to 325° F. Line large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa flakes, nuts, flaxseed and cinnamon.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla extract until well blended.
  4. Add the maple mixture to the quinoa mixture and stir until well-coated.
  5. Spread mixture in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 22-27 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Let cool completely on pan.
  7. Transfer granola to an airtight container and stir in dried fruit. Store at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
  8. Alternate layers of unsweetened yogurt or non-dairy alternative and quinoa granola in a large cup.
  9. Top with fresh sliced fruit, grab a spoon, and enjoy!
Yogurt Parfait with Quinoa Granola
Nutrition Facts
Yogurt Parfait with Quinoa Granola
Amount Per Serving
Calories 345 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 176mg 7%
Potassium 637mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 37g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 48%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.