Homemade granola

Taken from Eating Rules—>

1/2 cup Melted pastured Butter (such as Straus) or melted Coconut Oil or a combination 
1 Tbs. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. freshly grated Nutmeg
Zest of 1 Orange
4 cups Rolled Oats
1 cup Organic Coconut Flakes (I leave these out for my family, in for myself)
1 cup Coarsely chopped Walnuts
1 cup Coarsely ground or chopped Almonds
1/3 cup Raw, local Honey
1 cup Unsweetened dried CherriesRaisins, chopped dried Apricots or a combination

Mix everything except the honey and dried fruit thoroughly together in a large bowl.  Spread it in a thin layer on a large baking sheet, and bake at 350° F until evenly browned, 20-25 minutes.

You’ll want to stir it once or twice, and keep a close eye on those coconut flakes.  Remove from the oven, and drizzle the honey over all while it is still warm.  Stir to evenly coat the ingredients.

When the granola is cool, place back in the large bowl, and stir in the dried fruit.  Pack into a couple of Mason jars, lids on tight, and keep in the fridge or freezer to protect those essential fatty acids until serving time.


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5 Responses to Homemade granola

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  3. Elle says:

    This looks wonderful… I am drooling! Thanks.

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