We are big granola fans around here. It’s perfect for breakfast or a mid-day snack. I literally try every recipe I can get my hands on… Which has led me to this creation!
Little tip for those who are new to using coconut: unsweetened shredded coconut can be kinda hard to find! Most local whole food stores carry it. Bob’s Red Mill also carries it on Amazon for an amazing price. But make sure to use unsweetened to avoid the processed sugar.
Almond Chia Seed Granola (Paleo):
1/2 c coconut oil
1 flaxseed egg (1 tbsp flaxseed + 3 tbsp water)
2 tbsp raw honey or maple syrup
1 1/2 c almonds
1/2 c chia seeds
1 c sunflower seeds
1/2 c walnuts
1 c unsweetened coconut
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. sea salt
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Pour all dry ingredients in a food processor or blender and grind, making sure to not over grind- you don’t want a powder! Combine in separate bowl with wet ingredients until thoroughly blended. Pour onto pan and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until crispy. It also helps to stir every 15 minutes to achieve total crispness.
Here are more amazing granola recipes that I highly recommend:
Grain Free Chocolate Granola (Paleo)
Sunflower Oats Baked Granola
Raw Superfood Cacao Granola
Another thing I love about granola, it makes a great gift for the start of school for teachers (who accept the food) or at Christmas time as a little gift for friends! Put it in cute packaging and wha-laa!