almond butter granola

Updated: May 5




If you've been following me on social for a while, you know that I have a thing for yogurt bowls (and if you haven't been following me on social, you totally should). I love them because so much protein, so yummy, and (the best of all) SO many amazing topping possibilities.


Now, I adore a good handful of granola just like the next person, but store-bought granola is usually full of multiple types of sugars and lacks sufficient nutrients (except you, @PurleyElizabeth). Plus, granola can get expensive. Solution? Make your own!


It's extremely easy to whip up a batch of your own granola, and it makes SO.MUCH. Tailor it to whatever flavor you're feeling, choose your add-ins, and customize it to your tastebuds. It's so good it'll be gone in a second!


Make sure you have these things on hand:


rolled oats


almond butter (you can sub any nut butter of choice)


coconut oil


pure maple syrup (or honey)


INGREDIENTS

2 cups of rolled oats

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

1/2 cup creamy all-natural almond butter

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tsp cinnamon

sea salt

1/2 cup of chocolate chips

1/2 cup almonds (whole or crushed)

1/4 cup chia seeds (or flax)


DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 275ºF. Mix wet ingredients together in a large bowl.

2. In a separate bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.

3. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and stir until all oats are covered.

4. Spread the mixture onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for ~35 minutes, tossing halfway through.

5. Let cool and enjoy!



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