Muscle-Mix Granola



Home-made granola is easy to make and can be stored in the fridge until ready to use. Enjoy granola with fresh fruit and yogurt or almond milk for a nutrient-rich energy-boosting and muscle-building start to your day.



Muscle-Mix Granola

Ingredients                            Makes: 6 servings
~cereal mix~
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup broken walnuts ~or~ pecans
1/4 cup almonds, slivered
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1/4 cup cranberries, dried ~or~ raisons
4 apricots ~or~ dried figs, chopped into small pieces
2 tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp flax seeds
2 tbsp oat bran ~or~ wheat germ
2 tbsps maple syrup ~or~ liquid honey
1 tbsp avocado oil ~or~ coconut oil
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

Combine the cereal mix into a large bowl, and stir to evenly combine.

Add the dressing ingredients in a large bowl which includes the maple syrup, avocado oil, cinnamon and sea salt and whisk until smooth.

Add the combined cereal mix to the whisked dressing ingredients and stir until mixture is coated evenly.

Cover a baking sheet with tin foil and then pour on the seasoned cereal mix and distribute in a thin even layer.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, then remove from oven and allow mixture to cool. When mixture has cooled, store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Recipe shared by: J. Marshall

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