Thursday, September 25, 2014

Homemade Granola with Pumpkin Seeds!

With heart healthy magnesium, zinc to boost your immune system and iron to keep oxygen flowing through your body everyone should be eating pumpkin seeds! This month we added them to our favourite granola recipe. Check it out!


- 2 cups raw whole rolled oats- 1/2 cup raw almonds- 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds - 2-3 tbsp Grade-b maple syrup or raw honey - 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil (or other healthy cooking oil) - 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract- 1 large pinch of fine sea salt

*optional 1/2 a cup of dried fruit 

Baking Instructions:

-set oven to 300 degrees F 
- mix all dried ingredients into a large mixing bowl with clean hands
- add in wet ingredients and toss to fully coat 
*mix well to make sure there are no chunks of oil- thinly spread mixture onto a baking sheet and bake for approx. 10 minutes 
- keep an eye on it, will smell like burnt popcorn if overcooked- let cool to serve or store- granola will keep for up to two weeks in an airtight jar in the fridge