Popped Quinoa Trail Mix

A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
Serves 24
1 teaspoon Chia seeds plus 3 Tablespoons filtered water10410304_843341975714189_7090054768486769176_n
2 Tablespoons raw honey, melted
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon almond extract
2 Tablespoon coconut oil, melted
½ cup quinoa, popped
1 cup sliced almonds, raw and unsalted
1 cup macadamia nuts, raw and unsalted
1 cup pecans, raw and unsalted
1 cup pepitas, raw and unsalted
1 cup dried cranberries, unsweetened
½ cup sesame seeds
1 cup large, unsweetened coconut flakes
Mix the chia seeds and water in a small cup and set aside for 15 minutes, until it becomes gel-like.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously grease a baking pan with coconut oil.
In a small bowl combine the honey, extracts, coconut oil and chia seed mixture.
In a large bowl combine the quinoa, nuts, berries, seeds and coconut flakes. Mix in the wet ingredients until well combined.
Spread over the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, stir, and then bake for another 10 minutes until evenly golden.


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