Granola made with love!

I always want to give something with meaning and so much love.
My granola has been a hit with my family and my close walking friend.
I knew it was something I should share with close friends & family this holiday season.

Adapted from researching so many blogs & recipes

Healthy Granola
1 jar unsweetened applesauce
1 cup real maple syrup
4 Cups of Oatmeal
3/4 Cup of flaxseed meal
1 Cup pepitos seeds
1 Cup sliced or silvered almonds
1 Cup chopped walnuts
1T vanilla (a good one)
1T cinnamon
1T nutmeg
1 bag of dried wild blueberries (I buy Trader Joes) or 1-2 Cups of your favorite dried fruit
Preheat oven 300 convection bake

In a saucepan on medium low mix applesauce & maple syrup
Stirring occasionally
Continue about 10 min or until the graininess is gone from the applesauce

Remove from heat mix in cinnamon & nutmeg & vanilla

While its cooling mix all ingredients except dried berries
Line two cookie sheets with parchment

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Bake 45 min to an hour with tossing every 15 minutes to add crunch consistently

After baking add in the dried fruit and mix
Let stand at least a full hour before storing in containers

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. I love making granola! But I eat so much of it right as it comes out of the oven that I never end up with enough to share…

  2. beyondblyss says:

    I know that feeling! I did triple the batch for the first time. Thanks for sharing!

  3. That’s smart! If only my oven was big enough to do triple batches… Then I wouldn’t feel so guilty for eating it straight from the pan!

  4. beyondblyss says:

    Thank you for sharing

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