Maple & Olive Oil Granola

Maple Olive Oil Granola
Maple Olive Oil Granola
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Maple Olive Oil Granola

Maple & Olive Oil Granola


  • Author: Amy RD, LDN
  • Yield: 10 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Maple & Olive Oil Granola is an antioxidant fueled breakfast that goes great over Greek Yogurt or eaten plain as a snack.


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 3/4 cups Old Fashioned Oats (Use 3 3/4 cups for more granola clusters, use 4 cups for “crumbly” granola)
  • 1/4 cup Flaxseed
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom (Optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups Raw Nuts (I used Pecans and Sliced Almonds)
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries (Or your favorite dried fruit)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  2. To a large mixing bowl add the oats, nuts, cinnamon, cardamom (if using), and salt. Stir together with a spatula and set aside.
  3. In a liquid measuring cup add the olive oil and maple syrup. Mix together and then add the vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the liquid mixture over the oats mixture and stir together thoroughly with a spatula.
     
  5. Spread the granola mixture evenly onto a large sheet tray and bake for 25 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  6. After 25 minutes remove the granola from the oven and add the dried cranberries. Mix together and then allow the granola to cool before serving.
  7. Tip: If you want your granola to have large clusters (which I do!) after you add the dried cranberries, press the granola down with the back of a spatula, then allow to cool fully.
  8. Serve over Greek Yogurt or enjoy plain as a snack!
 
  • Category: Breakfast, Snack, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
  • Method: Bake

Nutrition

  • Calories: 353
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Sodium: 61mg
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Antioxidant Breakfast, Healthy Breakfast, Easy Granola Recipe

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