White Quinoa & Pumpkin Granola with Alec’s Ice Cream

White Quinoa & Pumpkin Granola with Alec’s Ice Cream

We’re kicking off the new season with an exciting recipe collaboration with fellow Regenerative Organic Certified® company Alec’s Ice Cream. With pumpkin-oriented dishes taking over the culinary scene, we wanted to develop a creative fall dessert that both satisfied our sweet tooth and celebrated the  Regenerative Organic movement. What better company to partner with than Alec’s Ice Cream? 

Alec’s Regenerative Organic Certified® Ice Cream

Alec’s is the first Verified Regenerative, A2 dairy ice cream. Every time you dig into Alec’s Ice Cream, you’re not only supporting the next movement of farming and dairy—you’re also positively changing our planet for a better future.

SIMPLi’s Regenerative Organic Certified® White Quinoa

SIMPLi’s Regenerative Organic Certified® White Quinoa is the perfect complement to this pumpkin granola, adding texture, fiber, protein, and nutrients to create a well-rounded, versatile snack and addition to any meal.

Ingredients

Granola
Alec’s Regenerative Organic Certified® Ice Cream Flavors 
  • Mint Chocolate Chip

  • Chocolate Chocolate Chip

  • Tahitian Vanilla Bean

  • Salted Caramel Latte

  • Honey Blueberry Lavender

  • Matcha Chocolate Chip

  • Peanut Butter Fudge Honeycomb

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Prepare the granola: mix together the oats, quinoa, almonds, sunflower seeds, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, olive oil, honey, sugar, and nutmeg.

  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients in one large bowl and thoroughly mix.

  5. Spread & flatten granola onto baking sheet in one even layer. Use 2 baking sheets if too cramped.

  6. Bake the granola for 30-40 minutes rotating every 10 minutes until evenly browned.

  7. Remove from the oven. Either let cool, or add warmed as a topping onto several scoops of Mint Chocolate Chip from Alec’s Ice Cream. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Quinoa Granola

A delicious fall dessert with just the right balance of sweet & salty, this recipe celebrates all the things we look forward to about autumn as well as our beautiful planet. With each bite (perhaps paired with a steaming mug of cocoa or coffee), this dessert will transport you to a log cabin on a hillside, cozied up by the fire, marveling at the beauty as the leaves change and the wind turns crisp.

Desserts with ingredients that make a healthy impact on the earth? We’ll take a double scoop of that!

Adapted from this recipe: https://mommyshomecooking.com/pumpkin-quinoa-granola/


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