Super Simple Granola

This granola recipe couldn't get any easier to make. It is free of refined sugar and has lots of nuts and seeds to get that plant-based protein and healthy fat into your diet. You can eat it on its' own or as a topping for your yogurt or smoothies.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 
  • 1/4 cup raw, unpasteurized honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean powder

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine rolled oats, almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon and vanilla bean powder.
  3. Add melted coconut oil and honey. Mix until dry ingredients are coated with oil and honey.
  4. Place a parchment paper on a baking sheet and spread granola out onto the paper.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes then give it a stir and bake for another 5-10 minutes (be careful not to overcook). 
  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely before eating. 

To make a parfait, layer your favourite unsweetened yogurt or kefir, berry chia jam and this granola!

Shopping tip: Buying and storing nuts in their shells helps to keep them fresh.