Grain Free Granola

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Ingredients:

• 2 cups coconut flakes or shredded coconut
• 1 cup of walnuts (you can also use cashews, pecans)
• 1 cup of sunflower seeds and/or pumpkin seeds.
• ½ cup of hemp seeds
• 1/3 cup dried cranberries or raisins or both
• ¼ cup raw honey
• ¼ cup coconut oil
• 1 tsp. vanilla
• Dash of cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt coconut oil and honey in a small saucepan until it starts to bubble and simmer.
  3. Add vanilla
  4. In a large bowl, mix the coconut, nuts and cinnamon.
  5. Pour honey, coconut oil mixture over the dry ingredients and mix well. The consistency will vary some depending on the honey, coconut , and coconut oil you use. If there is not enough of the honey mixture to lightly coat all of the ingredients, add slightly more melted coconut oil and honey in equal parts.
  6. Spread on a parchment paper lined baking dish.
  7. Bake for 15 min or until starting to brown.
  8. Transfer the granola to a Pyrex dish to cool. Don’t let it cool on the parchment paper it will stick to the paper.
  9. Remove and add cranberries and/or raisins.

Store in an airtight jar and use within two weeks.

 

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Dr. Ingrid Maes

Dr. Ingrid Maes specializes in gentle chiropractic care and creating a lifestyle that promotes your best health. As a doctor of chiropractic and certified acupuncturist, Ingrid is skilled at identifying the root cause of imbalance and creating physical, nutritional and emotional balance in all systems of your body.

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