Magical Maca Maple Granola
Enjoy this granola over yogurt, as a snack or with homemade nut milk as a delicious way to add Maca to your diet.
2 cups thick rolled oats
1 cup rolled barley
1 cup rolled rye
1/4 cup oat bran
1/4 cup Navitas Organics Maca Powder
1/4 cup ground flax meal
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 1/2 cups Navitas Organics Cashew Nuts
1/4 cup Navitas Organics Hemp Seeds
1/8 cup unbleached white sesame seeds
1/2 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup Navitas Organics Coconut Palm Sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 vanilla bean pod (insides scraped out) or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl, mix oats, barley, rye, oat bran, maca, flax, salt, cashews, hemp, and sesame seeds.
In a saucepan, combine coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut sugar, and vanilla. Turn burner on to medium heat and stir until the oil has melted and sugar has dissolved. Pour warm oil and sugar mixture over dry ingredients and stir until evenly covered. Add 1/4 cup water to mixture and stir.
Evenly spread mixture onto parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until granola is golden brown. Let sit until cooled. Using a large spoon, break granola into large chunks. Place granola back into the oven and continue cooking for an additional 7-10 minutes. Allow granola to completely cool before storing in an air tight container.
PREP TIME: 15 mins
TOTAL TIME: 45 mins
Servings: 18-24 quarter cup servings
Submitted by The Green Blossom Kitchen