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Gingerbread Granola

Homemade Granola in a parchment lined baking sheet, selective focus

I haven’t made granola in so long but when my workout support group had this recipe to try I thought how yummy and it would be great to share. I didn’t change anything in this recipe, I know its a change but I figured it is just so good why mess with a good thing.

This recipe is basic but so good and plus good for you, like did you know that you get 293 milligrams of potassium in 1 Tablespoon of molasses and this recipe has 1/4 cup of molasses (4 tablespoons) so not to shabby for a cereal or snack. Plus the benefits of oatmeal is amazing. Oatmeal provides antioxidants, improves your insulin response, helps with cholesterol levels, helps with weight management, constipation and helps to promote good bacteria in your gut. the list can go on and with each ingredient of this recipe really does so much to help us plus it taste great!

I just love how our food can help us or if we eat the wrong foods how it can do such damage. We can either create the problem or heal with food, and to me that is so amazing.

Ingredients
Method
2½ cups old-fashioned rolled
oats
½ cup slivered almonds
1½ tsp. ground cinnamon
1¼ tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. ground cloves
¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan
salt)
¼ cup molasses
3 Tbsp. extra-virgin coconut oil
½ cup unsweetened
applesauce
Preheat oven to 300° F.
Line baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
Combine oats, almonds, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt in a large
mixing bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Combine molasses, oil, and applesauce in a small saucepan; cook, over
low heat, stirring continuously, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until oil has
melted.
Pour molasses mixture over oat mixture; mix until oats are evenly
coated.
Place on prepared baking pan; spread evenly in a thin layer.
Bake for 50 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes, or until granola is light
golden brown and crisp.
Cool granola completely (it will get more crisp as it cools).
Store in an airtight container.
Gingerbread Granola
Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Serves: 30



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Author:

Hi, I'm Gwyn a entrepreneur, mom of 2 and a grandma of 2! I had been married for a long time to an abusive alcoholic, this left me feeling broken and forgetting who I really was. I started gwyns day 1 as a way for me to share the awesome way God can heal, restore and give a wonderful life full of purpose and joy. My greatest passion is my family but also helping others . With this blog I hope to share uplifting quotes and stories for a healthy mind body and soul life style, as well as fun with crafts and recipes. Here is my mantra and the whole reason for the name of this blog, what a great reminder that every day is a brand new day we can start fresh and do better. Day One Matthew West from the album Live Forever Buy on Amazon | iTunes

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