Chai Spiced Granola

Chai Spiced Granola

For many of us, the road to healthy living can often seem overwhelming and tough to maintain. But, just ask any consistently healthy eater and they’ll say that the key to their success is simple: preparation. Prep meals and snacks ahead of time and you’ll find that staying healthy is effortless.

One of our favorite make-ahead recipes is this vegan Chai Spiced Coconut Granola– it’s perfect for breakfast or snack time

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup large flaked rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Hungry Buddha Cheeky Chocolate Coconut Chips
  • 1 tablespoon raw pecan halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup Healthy Buddha coconut nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Add oats, coconut, pecans, cinnamon, coconut sugar and salt to a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  3. To a small saucepan, add coconut oil and coconut nectar. Warm over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Add vanilla.
  4. Immediately pour over the dry ingredients and stir to combine until all oats and nuts are thoroughly coated. Arrange on a large non-stick baking sheet in an even layer.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and turn pan.
  6. Bake for 5 minutes more, or until the granola is fragrant and golden brown.
  7. Let cool completely before breaking into clumps.
  8. Store in a sealed bag or container at room temperature for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 1 month.
  9. Enjoy!