Saturday, May 4, 2013

Banana Bread Granola

Granola is a never ending, endless flavor producing, nutritious snack, breakfast with fruit and yogurt or topping on ice cream. If you are a fan of banana bread then jump on this  granola!
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Rolled oats, quinoa, walnuts, banana chips and flax seeds tossed in sweet banana puree and a touch of coconut oil and roasted into crunchy clusters.

Banana Bread Granola
yields 4 cups
3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup raw quinoa
1/2 cup crushed banana chips
1/2 cups roughly chopped raw walnuts
1/4 cup flax seeds
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup light agave
3 tbl melted coconut oil
2 bananas
1 tsp banana extract, optional but adds awesome flavor

Preheat the oven to 300.
Combine the oats, quinoa, banana chips, walnuts, flax, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
In a blender, combine the agave, oil, bananas and optional banana extract. Blend until smooth then mix with the dry ingredients.
Spread out in an even layer on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20-30 minutes to ensure even baking.
Store in an air tight container.

1 comment:

  1. This looks really yummy - I am extra loving granola lately.


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