Vegan Recipe: Coconut Granola

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 Cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Coconut Flakes
  • 3/4 Cup Sliced or Chopped Toasted Almonds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Safflower or Sunflower Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Mix Oats, Flour, Coconut, Cinnamon, and Almonds, in a medium size bowl.
  • Mix Maple Syrup, Oil and Vanilla in a separate bowl.
  • Combine Syrup Mixture with Oat Mixture. Stir until evenly coated.
  • Pour mixture onto oiled baking sheet. Spread oil to cover evenly.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Stir, and bake another 20 to 30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven. Allow to cool before storing.
  • Placed granola in a storage container. Refrigerate.
  • Makes about 8 servings.

Breakfast Cereal Recipe: No Grains, No Dairy

GRAIN & DAIRY FREE BREAKFAST CEREAL RECIPEPECANS BANANAS BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST CEREAL

This cereal is high in fiber and very filling. You can use any nuts you like.  The nuts, in this recipe are soft, but still crunchy. The recipe makes 3 cups of cereal. Experiment with the ratios to suit your taste.

Ingredient

1 Cup Raw Broken Cashews, Raw Broken Pecans, Raw Slivered or Cut Almonds
1 Cup Unsweetened Shredded or Flaked Coconut or use both
1 Cup Dates cut into small pieces or Seedless Raisins or combination of both
Non Dairy Milk: Almond, Hemp, Oat, or Soy

Optional: Add sugar, xylitol or stevia to taste. Add salt to taste.

Optional:  Add fresh fruit such as bananas, or berries.

Combine all ingredients. Store in air tight container in refrigerator. Use as needed.

Buying Tip: Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods sells packaged broken nuts.

Kitchen Utensils
Tupperware Storage Container
Tablespoon


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