Coconut Bliss Granola
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Recipe type: Spring Recipe
Serves: 8
 
Store-bought Granola is usually full of oil and sugar. Yet it's so easy to make yourself for half the cost - and half the guilt. You'll fall in love with this granola recipe, which you can serve with nondairy milk or with key-lime soy yogurt.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup shredded dried coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 cup brown rice crispy cereal
  • ¾ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped if whole
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients, except raisins, in a large bowl.
  3. In a smaller bowl, whisk together wet ingredients.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and combine thoroughly.
  5. Transfer to a 9x13 glass casserole dish and evenly smooth across the top.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and stir in raisins.
  8. Bake for another 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and cool.
Notes
Store in an airtight container and it will last for weeks.
Recipe by Pure Thyme at http://purethyme.com/2013/05/christy-morgans-blissful-bites-cookbook-review-and-giveaway.html