Amaranth Granola

Amaranth Granola

Amaranth-Granola-1351538241[1]Nothing is more satisfying then fresh made granola (especially when it’s filled with all the things we love and it is ever so tasty). I love this on yogurt.

Amaranth Granola
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Serves: about 20 cups
 
Ingredients
  • 8 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups popped amaranth
  • 2 cups chopped pecans or sliced almonds
  • ½ cup shelled pumpkin seed (optional)
  • 1 cup sunflower seed
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • In a saucepan, heat:
  • 1 cup canola oil, or coconut
  • 2 cups Xagave, or honey
  • 2 or 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1½ teaspoons imitation maple flavoring
Instructions
  1. Pour warm liquid mixture over dry oat mixture and stir until moistened with liquid mixture.
  2. Spray large pan with vegalene or other nonstick pan spray.
  3. Pour mixture onto pan, and spread it evenly. Do not overfill.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Stir every 3 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Remove and cool.
  6. Store in tight container with lid.

 

This recipe is Gluten Free