Cooking Time: 50 to 60 mins

Servings 8


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for coating the baking sheets
  • cups quinoa, cooked (makes 4 cups) 1½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg


Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly coat two rimmed baking sheets with canola oil.
In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, maple syrup, canola oil, vanilla, salt, and
Place half the quinoa on each of the two baking sheets. Use a spatula to spread the
mixture evenly across each baking sheet.
Bake, stirring frequently with a spatula, for 50 to 60 minutes, until crunchy and golden-
Allow the quinoa to cool completely on the baking sheets. Crumble into piecesand
serve like cereal, with your child’s favorite milk.Store in an airtight container for up to 1