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August 14, 2020

Foodie Friday: Maple Pecan Granola

My summer breakfast has been yogurt with berries and granola, so I decided to start making my own granola. I researched a lot of recipes and tried out a few combinations and this one soon became my favorite. It’s quick and easy and lasts me about 3 weeks – totally worth the effort in my opinion! It also makes your house smell heavenly.

 

Mix together in a big bowl:

4 cups of rolled oats

2 cups of pecans (I prefer halves over chopped)

2 tsp of cinnamon

2 tsp of salt (I love salty sweet)

I also add some flax seeds to make myself feel healthy

 

Mix together in small bowl:

1/2 cup of melted coconut oil

1/3 cup of maple syrup

2 tsp of vanilla extract

 

Add wet ingredients to the oat mixture and spread out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes (stirring halfway through). If you like it more chewy, bake for about 12 minutes and if you like it more crunchy then bake about 20 minutes. The important part is to let is sit out after baking to dry out a little. Then put in on your yogurt with some blueberries and enjoy!

 

 

 

 

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