Fall Granola

 

granola-fall2 ½ cup pecans and walnuts, chopped
½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
1 cup coconut flakes
¾ cup raw sunflower seeds
¼ sesame seeds
¼ cup ground flax seed
1 tbs cinnamon, or as much as your heart desires
½ tsp pumpkin spice
about ¼- ½ tsp sea salt
¼ cup coconut oil, melted
¼ coconut sugar
¼ cup maple syrup
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • If you buy whole pecans and walnuts, chop using blender or food processor. Chop roughly into about halves or quarters. In large bowl mix all nuts, seeds, and coconut flakes. Stir together and add in spices with a pinch of salt.
  • In separate smaller bowl, melt coconut oil. Stir in sugar and maple syrup until well combine.
  • Pour wet mixture over the dry ingredients and mix until all pieces are coated evenly.granola-ingredients
  • Line large pan with parchment paper. Pour mixture onto pan and spread out evenly.
  • Bake about 20 minutes, checking halfway through and stirring, to ensure even baking.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool about 10 minutes, on baking pan.
  • Crumble and place in air-sealed jars.

 

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Pumpkin-Pecan Granola

Pumpkin-Pecan Granola

3 cups oatspumpkin.pecanGranola
1 cup chopped pecans
½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
2 Tbs ground flax seed
1 Tbs Cinnamon
½ Tbs Pumpkin Pie Spice
dash of salt
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup pumpkin puree

Preheat oven to 350.
Lightly spray two baking pans; set aside

Mix oats, pecans, flax, and spices in a bowl.
In small saucepan over medium heat, melt coconut oil. Add in pumpkin puree and maple syrup. Stir. Once melted and combined, remove from stove and pour over oat mixture.

Quickly stir together, then evenly spread on baking sheets.

Bake 30 minutes (switch pans, top to bottom, halfway through)
Remove from oven and let completely cool.
Once cooled: crumble and store in airtight jar for a few weeks.