Healthy Eats

Healthy Gluten-Free Granola

Serves: 12 | Serving Size: 1/4 Cup

Total Time: 35 min | Prep: 5 min | Cook: 30 min 

The nutty granola is packed with all kinds of filling, healthful foods. Serve it over yogurt, salads, smoothies. 

If you decide to get your granola at a heath food store, make sure the #1 ingredients is Oats, no added hydrogenated oils and no added sugars or artificial ingredients. 

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup 

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, unsalted

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, unsalted 

  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, unsalted 

  • 2 tablespoons flax meal

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • dash of salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F

  2. Combine all ingredients in a container (make sure the coconut oil is warm)

  3.  Spread the mixture into a large baking pan and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes, until golden 

  4. Allow the oat mixture to cool in the baking pan 

  5. Package in airtight glass container to keep it fresh 

CHEF'S TIP:

Watch your granola carefully and make sure to toss it often so that it cooks evenly. Don't let it get scorched!

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