Here’s a delicious, wholesome and healthy recipe from Nourish Coaches, Debbie Peterson and Wendy Bright-Fallon. They are Integrative Health and Nutrition Counselors based in Red Bank. Their Mission? To help make the world a healthier place!
Makes 4 cups and is gluten-free and vegan
Part 1: combine dry ingredients
1 ½ c oats, gluten-free
½ c ground oats
½ c dried, unsweetened cherries
¼ c sunflower seeds, toasted
¼ c cacao nibs
¼ c walnut pieces
¼ c slivered almonds
¼ c cashew pieces
1 T maple crystals
1 ½ t cinnamon
Combine the above ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
Part 2: combine wet ingredients
¼ cup coconut oil, slightly melted but not totally liquid and not hot
¼ cup maple syrup
1 t vanilla
Combine above ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
Add the wet to the dry and stir until all the oats are wet.
Spread onto a cookie sheet that has a lip.
Cook at 250 degrees for 50 minutes.
Let cool slightly.
Store completely cooled granola in a glass sealed container.