Store-bought granola is not only expensive but filled with added sugars and carbohydrates that drive up insulin levels and a zap in your energy and mood. This granola will keep you feeling full and satisfied.
Serve with plain yogurt and fresh fruit for a heartier breakfast.
1 cup of oats
2 T honey
½ cup each of almonds and walnuts
1 T melted coconut oil (virgin, organic)
2 T unsweetened coconut flakes
1 t vanilla
Optional; ½ cup dried cherries, cranberries or blueberries
1 T chia seeds
Pinch of nutmeg and cloves
Mix together dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Mix together honey, coconut oil and vanilla and whisk well. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well to coat. Spread granola on to a parchment lined cooking sheet. Bake at 250 degrees for 30-45 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool and place in an airtight container. Makes 4-5 ½ cup servings.
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