Plant-Based Pecan and Raisin Granola
Updated: Sep 20, 2019
Ingredients (makes 4 servings, 1 serving = 1/2 cup):
2 1/2 cups multi-grain slow oats
1/4 cup flax seed & chia seed combination
4 Tbsps sliced pecans
1/2 cup raisins
3 Tbsps + 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup
6 Tbsps fresh orange juice
2 tsps orange zest
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 325°F
2. Mix all ingredients into a large bowl.
3. Place a silicon mat or parchment paper on a baking sheet. 4. Flatten the granola on the baking sheet.
5. Bake for 40-45 minutes until brown. Let cool before eating.
Flax seeds and chia seeds are high in omegas. Pecans contain iron potassium, and fiber. Orange zest is a great source of fiber.
Make It Your Own:
Add or substitute with fresh almond or peanut butter, dried cherries, dried cranberries, or almond slivers. Add or substrate any dried fruits or nuts as you wish.