Pumpkin Spiced Granola



3 cups old fashioned rolled oats

2/3 cup pumpkin seeds

2/3 cup uncooked quinoa

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

A dash of salt

1/3 cup agave syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 egg whites

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

2/3 cup dried cranberries

1/4 cup carob chips ( or chocolate)

1 tablespoon of stevia baking sugar


Preheat oven to 325F degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and put aside. In a bowl, mix together your oats, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt .In a separate bowl, mix the egg whites, pumpkin puree, agave, Stevia , and vanilla until smooth. Pour this over your dry ingredients and mix well until all ingredients are covered. Spread the granola onto your baking sheet and bake for about 40-45 minutes. Be sure to check and shift granola every 10 minutes or so to prevent any burning. Allow granola to cool , then add your cranberries and carob.

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