6 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cup combined chopped and silvered plain almonds
1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1/4 cup cinnamon
Combine above ingredients and bake into 3 batches on cookie sheet at 350 for 20 min-giving it a shake halfway through
When you take pan out of the oven drizzle 1 tbsp of pure honey over baked mixture and let cool.
Let cool for 10 min then add 1/3 c dried black currants, 1 heaping tbsp of the coconut flakes and 1/4 c mini choc chips to each “batch”.
Store in tight container in fridge. 1 serving is 1/4 cup which makes about 40 servings. My rule with granola making-always share with your friends and family-spread the love!!
Some facts about the black currant:
*More than 5 times the vitamin C of oranges
*As high as banana in potassium
*More calcium than any fruit
*Contain more phosphorus and potassium than any other fruit
*Second only to elderberry in iron and protein
Enjoy with milk, plain by the handful or with Greek Yogurt!! Pairs really well with Almond Breeze Coconut Almond unsweeteded almond milk! (45 calories per cup!!)
Need more energy? Who doesn’t?!?! Try this granola in the morning for breakfast, as a snack or as a pre workout boost!
Here is what is in it and why it is so fabulous:
4 cups Old fashioned oats
1 cup unsalted sliced roasted almonds-protein, vitamin E, manganese (the miracle mineral) go ahead look it up-I dare you!
1/2 cup chopped walnuts-amino acids (good fats!)
1/2 cup unsalted roasted soybeans-high protein, fiber, manganese and iron
1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds-protein, folate and amino acids
1/2 cup roasted salted pepitas-protein, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese
1/2 cup chia seeds-B vitamins, fiber and amino acids
1/2 cup chopped dates
2 tbsp cinnamon
Bake oats, chia seeds,walnuts, almonds and cinnamon mixture spread flat on a baking sheet at 350 for 20 to 25 min. Once that cools add all other ingredients and mix well! Serving size is 1/4 cup.
Enjoy and Happy Healthy New Year!!!
Filled with goodies!! Makes a great healthy gift to give to loved ones too (which of course I am doing). I love to eat my granola with plain Greek yogurt!!! So delicious and fun to make!
blueberry and pomegranate crasins-1 cup
white chocolate chips-1/2 cup
toasted coconut-1/2 cup
Mix together oats, nuts, coconut, honey and cinnamon then bake at 350 for 25 min. Let cool and add in crasins, choc chips and dates. Serving size is 1/4 cup.
Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
COCONUT & DATES GRANOLA
Pre-heat oven to 380 degrees
mix together the following:
4 c Old Fashioned Oats
1 c raw natural silvered almonds
2 to 3 tbsp honey
1/4 c dark brown sugar
1/4 c cinnamon
Bake on big cookie sheet, spreading as evenly as you can to ensure even toasting for 15 min
Add 1/4 flaxseed meal, 1 c shredded coconut on top and place back in oven for 10 additional min
***Let cool completely, add 1/2 chopped dates and then place in the fridge to store***
Serving suggestions: 1/4 c topping Greek yogurt, alone when you are hungry in the car or on the go or with milk.
4 c old-fashioned oats
1 c raw natural sliced almonds
1/2 c chopped walnuts
1/4 c flaxseed meal
1/4 c honey
McCormick’s Cinnamon and Sugar grinder-about 2 tbsp or 20 grinds
Mix together and bake for 15 min at 350 degrees, give it a shake around to be careful not to burn any one area and bake for another 10 min. Make sure it is spread thinly and evenly on the pan.
Let cool for 25 min then add:
1 c roasted & salted pepitas (the inside of a pumpkin seed-very high in protein)
1/2 c dried cranberries
1/2 c mini chocolate chip morsels
Makes 8 total cups or 32 servings-a serving size is 1/4 cup.
I love to put mine on Greek yogurt or have it with almond milk. It is very satisfying and helps with my sweet and salty cravings!
Good afternoon! It’s fall and I have been wanting to make my own granola for a while now so I finally did it and here it is: Pumpkin, almond and flax are the main ingredients! I hope you try it! It is so nutritious and can be made to suit your taste! Add different or multiple types of nuts, different dried fruit or chocolate!
4 c oats
3/4 c flaxseed
3/4 c crushed almonds
3/4 c sunflower seeds
1/4 c of honey
1/2 c dried cranberries
Ginger, nutmeg, pumpkin and cinnamon spices-about 2 tsp each-4 tsp of the pumpkin
2 small cupfuls of vanilla extract
Cinnamon and sugar grinder to top it all off-just a dusting
Mix all ingredients except for the dried fruit-add that at the end when you pull it out of the oven to cool.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 min-half way through give it a toss around to be sure you don’t burn any of it. Use 2 trays so the granola is thinly and evenly spread…not piled up too much! Let it cool on the pan then seal and store.