3/4 Cup Organic Apple Juice
1/4 Cup raw honey
1 TBL Vanilla
1/4 C melted Coconut Oil
Juice of 1 orange reserve 1 TBL zest
1/4 Cup Flaxseed Meal
1/2 Cup Sucanat or Brown Sugar - set aside to add with fruit
1/2 teas Salt
6 Cups whole thick cut Oats
1/2 Cup Raw Almonds sliced or coarse chopped
1/2 Cup Sunflower Seeds
1 -2 teas Cinnamon
1 Cup Dark Raisins
1/2 Cup chopped Apricots
1 Cup Dried Cranberries
1/2 Cup Chopped Prunes
Combine: Coconut Oil, Orange Juice, Honey, Apple Juice, Salt and Vanilla. Microwave until heated through
Combine: Oatmeal, Flaxseed Meal, Cinnamon and Nuts in mixing bowl. Pour liquid mixture once heated. Tossed until thoroughly mixed.
Combine: Dried fruit and brown sugar. Set aside until granola is baked.
Spread granola on a baking sheet.
Place in oven at 300 degrees. Stir every 20 minutes. Bake until dry, approximately 1 hour.
Remove from oven, sprinkle fruit/sugar mix on top, stir in. Allow granola to completely cool before storing in glass containers.
Will remain fresh for several weeks.
Mary Ardapple adaptation