Banana Bread Granola
This quick and delicious granola recipe not only gives you the satisfying taste and smell of banana bread, it is packed with fibre, protein, and healthy fats! Pair this granola with a source of protein, such as plain Greek yogurt or unsweetened, fortified soy milk, and top with berries or fruit for a balanced breakfast that will keep you fuller for longer!
3 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup walnuts
1/2 cup almonds, chopped
3 tbsp coconut sugar
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp flax seed
1 medium ripe banana
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 F.
In a large bowl, mix together oats, walnuts, almonds, coconut sugar, sea salt, cinnamon, and flax seed.
In a small bowl, mash banana.
In a small saucepan, warm maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla extract over low heat until liquid and combined.
Whisk the liquid miqture with the mashed banana.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix well until combined.
Lay out granola on to 2 lined baking sheets, making sure not to overcrowd.
Bake for 23-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool and store in an airtight container.
Tip: Toss the granola halfway if you want it to be more crumbly instead of chunks of granola!