Cacao, Coconut & Quinoa Clusters

Cacao Coconut Quinoa Clusters Recipe Vegan Eli Brecher

Cacao Coconut Quinoa Clusters Recipe Vegan Eli Brecher

These Cacao, Coconut & Quinoa Clusters are the perfect solution to your afternoon cravings and are guaranteed to settle that sweet tooth, whether as a snack or dessert after a meal.

As well as the addictively crunchy texture and the sweet yet sophisticated flavour, these chocolatey clusters are crammed full of goodness, from antioxidant-rich cacao to high levels of protein and fibre thanks to the quinoa, so they’ll keep you feeling satisfied.

What I love most about these Cacao, Coconut & Quinoa Clusters, is that they contain only 5 ingredients and can be ready in less than 10 minutes!

For more healthy snack ideas, check out my Chocolate Protein BombsQuinoa, Almond and Pumpkin Seed BrittleNo-Bake Granola BarsMacadamia Energy Balls or Super Seed Energy Bars!

Cacao Coconut Quinoa Clusters Recipe Vegan

Cacao, Coconut & Quinoa Clusters Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-Free)


  • 1 cup puffed quinoa
  • 3 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 3 heaped tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • Optional: 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 C. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well until fully combined.
  2. Spread the sticky mixture over a lined baking tray, pack together well with the back of a spoon and bake for 8 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool and break into clusters. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.

If you give this recipe a try, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @elibrechernutrition – I LOVE seeing all your recreations!

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