Healthy Granola

Introduction: Healthy Granola

  • Ingredients
    • Rolled Oats
    • Brown Sugar
    • Maple Syrup
    • Spices:
      • Turmeric powder
      • Cayenne powder
      • Cinnamon
    • Splash of water
    • Toasted Nuts:
      • Almond slivers
      • Pecan Pieces
    • Coconut Shreds

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Step 1: Preheat Oven, Prep Baking Sheet and Toast Nuts With Spices

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use convection setting if you have it!
  2. Line Baking Sheet with foil, and spray with coconut oil cooking spray or oil sheets with canola oil.
  3. In a DRY pan, toast nuts with a pinch of cayenne and a tbs of Tumeric.

Step 2: Melt Sugars, Mix and Toast

  • In a non-stick saucepan add 1 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of maple syrup and a splash of water.
    • heat until bubbling, reduce heat
    • cook for additional 3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, add Rolled Oats, Coconut Shreds and Toasted nuts.
    • Mix in the hot sugar liquid with a spatula or wooden spoon.
  • Spread evenly on foil lined baking sheet
  • Toast in 350 degree over for 10 minutes, stir and watch closely for final 10 minutes.
  • Finished granola should be toasty brown, not burned.
  • Add final ingredients:
    • Coconut shreds (Other half - as our mix of fresh and toasted adds depth)
    • Raisins
    • Cinnamon
    • Lavender Seeds

Step 3: Eat and Enjoy!

  • Remove the granola from the oven and let it cool a bit.
  • Enjoy with yogurt or milk.

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    This looks hearty and delicious! Can't go wrong with granola. Thanks for the recipe!