I love this granola which was adapted from A Healthy Passion many years ago.  I use it on top of smoothies daily, and my kids love eating it solo.  Oats contain beta-glucans, the powerful polysaccharides that helps reduce blood sugar and insulin response, produce an increased feeling of fullness, and reduce total and LDL cholesterol levels.

 

homemade granola recipe

Homemade Vanilla Maple Granola Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • 2 T almond butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • OR
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut and 2½ cups rolled oats
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt maple syrup, almond butter and coconut oil on the stovetop until bubbling, a few minutes. Turn off heat and add vanilla, oats and coconut (if using). Stir until combined.  Spread on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 18 minutes. Let cool fully before serving. Store in glass air tight container indefinitely.

 

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