Crunchy Coco-nut Granola

The coconut oil, honey and oats in the Clean Plates granola recipe are great for your immune system.
Homemade granola is always the best granola. Try this Clean Plates staff recipe that might help fight winter illness.

Crunchy Coco-nut Granola

  • Serves: 8
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Ingredients

  • 4 c. organic rolled oats

  • 1/2 c. organic steel cut oats
  • 2 c. chopped, mixed raw nuts
  • 1 c. toasted and salted shelled sunflower seeds (or use raw shelled sunflower seeds and add 1/2 tsp. sea salt)
  • 1 handful flaxseeds
  • 1 handful shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c. organic coconut oil
  • 1/2 c. raw honey

Directions

  1. Combine all dry ingredients, then stir in oil and honey.
  2. Bake on cookie sheet at 300° F, mixing every 15 minutes until lightly browned, approximately 30-40 minutes total.
  3. Important: The granola will not be dry when it's done baking! It will be moist and sticky. It will dry rapidly as it cools.
  4. Optional: add 1 c. dried fruit, such as raisins or chopped dates, when granola is cool.