Easy Pumpkin Spice Granola

Skinny Pumpkin Granola – Homemade pumpkin granola made with oats, quinoa, maple, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, pecans, pepitas and dried cranberries.
PREP TIME:15minutes 
COOK TIME:30minutes 
TOTAL TIME:45minutes 
YIELD: 11 servings
COURSE: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
CUISINE: American


  • 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa (rinsed well and pat dry with paper towel)
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats*
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds
  • 1/4 cup pepitas (or other seed)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp oil (coconut or canola)
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 325° F.
  • Spread oats* and quinoa out on a parchment lined baking pan.
  • Toast in the oven 10 minutes, stirring once.
  • Remove the oats from the oven, pour the toasted oats into a medium bowl and add the ground flaxseeds, pepitas, pecans and dried fruit.
  • Reduce oven to 300° F.
  • In a second medium bowl, combine maple syrup, pumpkin puree, oil, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, salt and vanilla.
  • Pour over oats and stir together with a spatula.
  • Spread back onto a baking sheet and bake an additional 20 minutes, or until golden.


Makes 3 2/3 cups.

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*Use gluten free oats for gluten allergies.


Serving: 1/3 cup Calories: 133kcalCarbohydrates: 21.5gProtein: 3gFat: 4.5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gSodium: 10mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8g
– W–W Points: 5
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