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Homemade Gluten-free Cereal with Quinoa Buckwheat & Dates in a bowl.
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4 from 2 votes

Buckwheat Granola

Easy buckwheat granola with quinoa, buckwheat, oats, coconut and dates. Crunchy, sweet and delicious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buckwheat granola
Servings: 14
Calories: 181kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup raw buckwheat groats
  • 1 ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 5 pitted Medjool dates chopped into tiny bits (I used Natural Delights)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • In a large bowl combine oats, buckwheat, quinoa, sunflower seeds and coconut.
  • In a small bowl combine maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.
  • Pour maple syrup/oil mixture over the grain mixture and stir well, making sure all pieces are covered. Spread cereal mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silpat.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes. Color should be golden brown.
  • While cereal is baking, chop the dates.
  • Remove from oven and stir in chopped dates.
  • Let cereal cool before placing into a covered container for storage.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 cup | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g