Festive Chocolate Mulberry Pecan Granola
Quick and easy deluxe granola that will make your taste buds tingle! Place it in a pretty jar and tie on some raffia to offer it as a hostess gift. Make this a fun family activity at home!
5 cups rolled oats (not instant)
1/2 cup PRANA organic raw European almonds
1/2 cup PRANA organic raw pecans
1/4 cup PRANA organic raw walnuts
2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp ground ginger
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup PRANA organic coconut oil
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup PRANA organic white mulberries
1/4 cup PRANA organic raw European pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup PRANA organic chocolate chunks, 70% cacao
3 tbsp PRANA organic whole chia seeds
Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Coarsely chop up the nuts.
In a large bowl combine the oats, nuts, spices, vanilla and sea salt. Set aside.
In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil. Add maple syrup and remove from heat.
Pour the warm coconut oil mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until the oats are well coated.
Spread the mixture on the prepared baking sheet (will be approximately 1" thick), without compacting it.
Place in the middle of the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and stir mixture. Return to the oven for another 5 minutes.
In a bowl, mix together the dried fruits, and the chia and pumpkin seeds
Remove baking sheet from the oven, add the fruit mixture and mix until combined. Return to the oven for another 5 minutes.
Remove from oven, add the chocolate chips and let cool.