Looking for another great breakfast option for the husband… I found several posts that had grain-free granolas. These are great because they are packed with protein, healthy fats, and not too much sugar. This was easy to toss together (as is any granola, really) and keeps nicely in a sealed jar in our cupboard (though you could easily keep it in a Ziploc bag too. I did that until we got these cute containers.) It’s an easy recipe to adjust to what you have in the house or prefer to eat. Switch up the nuts and the fruits for your personal preferences. Try to keep proportions the same and you are good to go!
By the way, this has been everyone’s favorite granola we have made and it only lasted three days before I needed to make another batch!
Recipe adapted from http://www.paleoparents.com
1 1/2 c. sliced raw almonds
1 1/2 c. unsweeted coconut flakes
1/2 c. pumpkin seeds
1/2 c. sunflower seeds
1 c. finely chopped or pureed walnuts
1/2 c. chopped dates
1 c. dried cranberries
1/2 c. coconut oil, melted
1/3 c. pure maple syrup
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
Combine nuts, coconut flakes, and dried fruit in a bowl and toss to combine. In a small bowl, whisk together cococnut oil, syrup, and cinnamon. Pour over nut mixture and stir to coat. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread out mixture in a single layer. Bake at 275 for one hour, stirring every fifteen minutes. Enjoy plain or with milk or yogurt!