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Protein Granola

This delicious Protein Granola will kick your healthy breakfast up a notch! A filling, nutritious, gluten free snack!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 22 1/4 cup servings (5 1/2 cups total)
Calories 119kcal
Author Taylor Kiser

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Rolled, old fashioned oats (GF if needed)
  • 1/2 Cup Packed vanilla protein powder, of choice (I used a vegan brand)
  • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/2 Cup Slivered almonds
  • 2 Tbsp Flax meal
  • 2 Tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp Creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 Cup Maple syrup

Instructions

  • Heat your oven to 300 degrees and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the oats, protein powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Add in the flax, chia seeds, pepitas and almonds and stir until well mixed.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt the coconut oil, peanut butter and maple syrup.
  • Stir into the dry ingredients until well mixed.
  • Spread onto the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Stir and then bake for another 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
  • If you want chunky granola, press it together a little bit on the pan.
  • Let it cool completely on the pan and then DEVOUR!

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Notes

Serving size is for 1/4 cup. The recipe makes 5 1/2 cups total

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg