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Roasted Granola

Roasted GranolaMmmmm … I can smell the granola roasting in my oven. Sweet and savory, almost finished and ready to be the “cheery on top” of my yogurt.

I have been reading a lot about sugar lately. Not just sugar, but glucose to be exact. Glucose is what cancer “feeds” on inside the body. So many people who have cancer are being asked to practice a low-glycemic (low-glucose) diet. Although I don’t have cancer, I desire to do what I can to make sure my body cannot “feed” cancerous cells.

Because of this, I have been coming up with recipes that are low glycemic—like this GRANOLA! This sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan and high-protein granola recipe is sure to make your breakfast, snack or dessert delicious and wholesome, and it only takes 15 minutes (or less) to make! Pour milk on top of it, or add it to yogurt, plain cereal or oatmeal, or have it on top of  ice cream!

I like to make small batches to last 4 or 5 days (this ensures I don’t get too much of a good thing).

Roasted Granola

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Brazil nuts

1/2 cup walnuts

1/2 cup almonds

2 – 3 tablespoons coconut oil

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Place everything in your food processor or blender and chop until everything is combined and the nuts are chopped to a small size. Spread the the mixture out onto a small pan and broil until golden brown. Allow granola to completely cool before putting into a container for later. Enjoy!

About Ginna Mueller

Ginna Rose Mueller has her B.S. in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University. She finds her passion in learning as much as she can about holistic health practices and is particularly fond of holistic nutrition. She lives in the beautiful town of Cambria, California, where she works as a chiropractor's assistant, teaches yoga and cooks holistically for individuals in her area. She and her husband, Brian, enjoy fresh vegetables from their whimsical garden and are conscious of living in simple abundance. She loves “make your own” anything and is always creating and experimenting. Brian has named her the family scientist. She lives in awe of what God can do when we live free of societal fears and look forward with faith.
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