With walnuts, goji berries, blueberries, and chia seeds, this delicious homemade granola recipe is filled with nourishing whole foods. Walnuts and chia seeds provide healthy fats, including essential omega 3’s, while berries are a rich source of immune-boosting antioxidants. All of the fiber in the nuts, seeds, oats, and fruits contributes to gut health and detoxification. Use this granola as a topping for yogurt, smoothie bowls, and oatmeal, or eat it all on its own for a satisfying, sweet snack.
1 cup rolled oats
½ cup roughly chopped almonds
½ cup walnut halves and pieces
¼ cup rehydrated goji berries (soak dried berries in a bowl of water for 2-3 minutes before draining water)
¼ cup dried blueberries (preferably fruit-juice sweetened)
¼ cup natural peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)
¼ cup honey (or maple syrup if vegan)
¼ cup chia seeds
1 Tbs. pure vanilla extract
1 Tbs. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and prepare a baking sheet.
2. Mix ingredients together in a large bowl, using hands if needed to evenly disperse wet and dry ingredients. Spread on baking sheet on place on center rack of oven. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
3. Remove from oven and allow to cool before breaking into smaller pieces and serving. Granola will continue to crisp as it cools.
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