Paleo Granola

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from Katie Brown-

PaleoGranola

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 cups nuts and seeds  
    • Examples: slivered almonds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, pecans, sunflower seeds
    • Use at least 2 – 3 cups slivered almonds, as these take the place of what is normally oats
  • 1/3 cup honey
    • (or maple syrup or any other Paleo-approved sweetener)
  • 1/3 cup Paleo-friendly oil
    • (ex. coconut oil)
  • 2 T. vanilla
  • 1 T. cinnamon
  • 1 t. nutmeg
  • OTHER: (2 cups total)
    • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
    • 1 can tart, pitted cherries, with water pressed out
    • 1 cup diced apples
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 1 cup dried date pieces

 

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Mix honey, oil, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg in a small saucepan and bring to a boil on the stove. Let it cool.
  • Grease 2 baking sheets.
  • Spread the nuts and seeds out on a greased baking sheet and pour the cooled honey mixture over the top. Mix it around to get everything covered.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Allow the pan to cool slightly and then put the mixture into a bowl. Mix in raisins and coconut, and enjoy!

 

VARIATIONS:

·       Mix with almond butter, press into a brownie pan, and chill in the freezer to make granola bars.

Comments

  1. Thanks to Sarah at Crossfit Invictus for the recipe!

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