Easy Apple Cinnamon Granola
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Easy and healthy granola with chunks of fresh apple and plenty of cinnamon. Lower carb and sugar than your typical granola with more protein for a filling and delicious breakfast or snack.
Ingredients
  • ½ c raw pepitas
  • ½ c raw sunflower seeds
  • ¾ c raw slivered almonds
  • ½ c raw shredded coconut (unsweetened)
  • ¼ c monk fruit sweetener*
  • 1 c gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 t ground cinnamon
  • ½ t nutmeg
  • 1 T maca (optional)
  • ¼ c coconut oil, melted
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • ¼ c applesauce
  • 1 small apple, diced
  • Coconut oil spray for baking sheet
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients until well incorporated.
  3. Stir the melted coconut oil, vanilla, and apple sauce together.
  4. Add the coconut oil mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well until all of the mixture is wet.
  5. On a sprayed baking sheet (or lined with parchment paper) spread the granola mixture out.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring every 10-15 to allow the granola to brown evenly.
  7. Cool completely until the granola has hardened some.
Recipe by The Mexitalian at http://themexitalian.com/easy-apple-cinnamon-granola/