Strawberry Almond Granola
 
 
Sweetened with strawberry honey, this Strawberry Almond Granola is a delightful summer treat!
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Ingredients
  • 11/2 cups certified gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup raw slivered almonds
  • ½ cup raw whole almonds, coarsely chopped
  • ⅓ cup raw sliced almonds
  • ⅓ cup chopped raw walnuts
  • ⅓ cup chopped raw pecans
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • ½ cup strawberry honey
  • ¾ cup freeze-dried strawberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 290 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all nuts, certified gluten-free oats, cinnamon and salt, stirring well.
  3. In a separate, small bowl, melt coconut oil and add water.
  4. Pour the coconut oil and water over the nut mixture, and mix thoroughly.
  5. Drizzle honey over nut mixture ⅓ at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Transfer the granola mixture to the baking sheet and lightly spread into a thin, even layer, being careful not to pack the granola down.
  7. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for at least 45 minutes. DO NOT STIR.
  9. Once the granola is cool, sprinkle the freeze-dried strawberries over the top, and then stir the granola.
  10. Store in an air-tight container.
Recipe by Grain Changer at http://grainchanger.com/strawberry-almond-granola/