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Do It Yourself Granola

Do It Yourself Granola

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Oatmeal is Heart-Smart! This DIY Granola helps lower cholesterol levels, maintain healthy blood sugar, blood pressure and high in fiber! Make these granola recipes your own by adding your favorite ingredients.

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Ingredients

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  • 3   cups   oatmeal
  • 1/8   cup   brown sugar
  • 2   Tbsp   coconut oil
  • 3   Tbsp   maple syrup
  • 1   tsp   cinnamon
  • 1   tsp   vanilla extract
  • 1/8   tsp   salt
  • Super Food Add-ins! Pick your favorites

  • 1   Tbsp   flax seed
  • 1/4   Tbsp   raisins
  • 1/8   Cup   dried cranberries
  • 1/8   Cup   dried banana chips
  • 1/8   Cup   dried apple chips
  • 1/8   Cup   dried mango
  • 1/8   Cup   dried pineapple
  • 1   Tbsp   pumpkin seeds
  • 1/8   Cup   Chia seeds
  • 1   Tbsp   Cinnamon
  • 1   Tbsp   Coconut flakes
  • 1/8   Cup   walnuts
  • 1/8   Cup   raw cacao
  • 1   Tbsp   Almonds

 

 

Instructions

Preheat oven 325F

Mix oatmeal, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.

Mix maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Then, pour over oatmeal mixture and stir so all oatmeal is coated.

Spread mixture on a baking sheet and bake for 7 minutes.

Stir oatmeal and bake for an additional 9 minutes. Keep an eye on the mixture to make sure it doesn't burn.

Remove from baking sheet and let cool.

Stir in your super food add-ins!

Store in an air-tight storage container.

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