Nut & Seed Granola

April 1, 2019

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This Nut & Seed Granola is rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamin E and phytonutrients and low in sugar. Top with berries and serve with your favorite milk or yogurt.

Easy-to-make nut and seed granola

Nut & Seed Granola

This protein-rich Nut & Seed Granola cooks up quickly and deliciously.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 6 cups

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup nuts of choice (I used walnuts and sliced almonds)
  • 0.5 cup seeds of choice (I used pumpkin and sunflower seeds)
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Dash of salt
  • 0.25 cup light olive oil or grapeseed oil
  • 0.25 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Optional add-ins: dried fruit, unsweetened shredded coconut, chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. In a medium bowl, combine dry ingredients (oats through salt). Add in oil; mix until well combined. Next add in maple syrup and vanilla; mix until oil, syrup and vanilla well-incorporated. Pour mixture onto parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let cool completely, then break apart. Add optional add-in ingredients, if desired. Keeps in airtight container for up to 1 week. 
Keyword Granola recipe, Healthy breakfast, Healthy granola