|Greek Yogurt topped with Granola Goodness|
Recipe for Granola Goodness
1 1/2 Tbsp. of expeller-pressed canola oil*
1/4 cup of honey
2 Tbsp. of pure maple syrup
1/8 tsp. of salt
1/2 tsp. of ground cloves
1/4 tsp. of ground coriander
1 1/2 cups of old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup of raw cashews
1/4 cup of brown flax seeds
1/2 tsp. of freshly grated orange zest
1/2 cup of raisins
Preheat the oven to 305 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix together the canola oil, honey, maple syrup, salt, cloves, and coriander. Add the rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, cashews, and flax seeds to the bowl and mix well.
Spread the mixture in a thin layer on the baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, then stir the granola and return to the oven for another 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow it to cool for several minutes. Stir in the orange zest and raisins.
Store the granola in an airtight container on the counter or in a pantry. Eat within a week.
Recipe makes about 12 - 13 servings (with a serving being 1/4 cup).
Recipe Adapted from: True Food - Seasonal, Sustainable, Pure
*Expeller-pressed canola oil is mechanically pressed from the canola seed, rather than extracted from the seed with high heat and chemical solvents. So in a nutshell, it's healthier than traditional canola oil (at least that's what they say). It can be found at stores such as Whole Foods.