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two fruit and granola parfaits
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THE BEST Healthy Granola

Eat it like cereal, top it on yogurt or just eat it as a snack Full of sneaky little healthy vitamins and minerals that your kids don't even notice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 222kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup coconut
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • cup chia seed
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup coconut oil in liquid form
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • In a bowl mix oil, vanilla and honey.
  • In a separate bowl mix dry ingredients, add wet ingredients and mix throughly.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, and lay granola evenly on pan.
  • Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes. (if your oven cooks on the cool side than you might want to cook the granola for about 20 minutes)

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Notes

WHAT KIND OF OATS DO I USE?

Understandably it might be confusing what kind of oats to use. There are old fashioned, quick oats and gluten-free oats so what oats do you use?!
You can use any of the above, however, quick oats are already pre-cooked and rolled thinner so they will cook faster. If using quick oats watch the oats when you bake that they do not get too brown too quickly.

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg