Category Archives: Granola

Maple Nut Granola

paleo maple nut granola

Ingredients
• 1 cup almond slivers
• 1 cup large coconut flakes
• 1 cup sunflower seeds
• 1 cup chopped pecans
• 6 tablespoons maple syrup
• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
• 1 1⁄2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
• 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
Directions
1. Preheat the oven to 325° F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a medium-sized bowl, place the almond slivers, coconut flakes, sunflower seeds and pecans.
3. In a separate small bowl, mix together the maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.
Pour the sauce over the bowl of nuts and mix thoroughly.
4. Press the mixture into the pan. It will resemble a large bar recipe. Bake for 40 minutes.
5. Allow the granola to cool. Once cooled, break it into pieces and add chocolate chips and/or dried fruit if desired.
Yield: 4 cups

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Quinoa Pumpkin Seed Granola

Quinoa Pumpkin Seed Granola

Turn oven to 350 degrees

Ingredients:
3/4 cup rinsed quinoa (do not cook in water for this recipe)
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup almonds or sunflower seeds
2/3 cup cranberries
1/4 cup honey
2 heaping tablespoons of coconut oil

Directions:
Put rinsed quinoa, pumpkin seeds, almonds or sunflower seeds, and cranberries in food processor.
Then add the honey and coconut oil. Turn on food processor until seeds and cranberries are chopped up.

Place ingredients in a glass baking dish (8 or 9 inch square) and put it in the oven for approximately 25 minutes until golden. Then leave out to dry on parchment paper until cooled.

Eat this granola with coconut or almond milk as granola cereal or bring it with you as a snack.

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