Coconut Almond Granola

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I don’t know about you, but I love granola.  It’s a delicious and healthy snack that you can add to almost anything.  It’s also amazing because there are so many different varieties and variations.  As much as I do love store-bought granola, there really is nothing like some yummy homemade granola.  Here’s an easy, healthy, and most-importantly tasty recipe for Coconut Almond Granola!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • ½ cup unsweetened chopped, dried coconut
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or vegetable oil if you don’t have coconut oil!)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together EXCEPT dried cranberries
  • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and spread ingredients onto the baking sheet
  • Cook for 15 minutes and then take the tray out and stir ingredients
  • Cook for another 15 minutes or until granola is golden brown
  • Let cool, and then add dry cranberries.
  • Serve with yogurt, over fruit, or even on ice-cream for a crunchy, healthy topping!

Health Benefits:

  • Filled with protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and even electrolytes!
  • Helps promote digestive health
  • Keeps you full
  • Boosts immunity

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