Gluten-Free, Paleo Homemade Cranberry Granola {And Why All Calories Are NOT Created Equal}
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Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 6
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Peanut-Free, Soy-Free, Grain-Free, Vegetarian, Paleo
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 3 Tbsp. flax seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ⅓ cup shredded coconut flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries (or any other dried fruit you have such as raisins)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Combine all ingredients (except cranberries) in a large mixing bowl; toss to combine to ensure everything is coated with maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  3. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until desired crispiness. Remove from the oven; set aside to cool for 10 minutes before serving; add dried cranberries and toss to combine.
  5. Recipe will keep in a sealed container in the fridge for a week.
Notes
Servings: 6 Calories: 274 Fat: 7.6g Protein: 16.5g Carb: 11.9g Fiber: 15.3g Sugar: 9.6g Sodium: 13mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2014/01/20/gluten-free-paleo-homemade-cranberry-granola-and-why-all-calories-are-not-created-equal/