Cherry Almond Granola



Cherry Almond Granola

Picture this: a beautiful morning with the sun peeking through your kitchen window, and the aroma of freshly baked Cherry Almond Granola filling the air. It’s a delightful way to start your day, and this recipe will guide you through creating this delicious breakfast treat.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, sliced almonds, dried cherries, and cinnamon.
  3. In a small saucepan, warm the honey and coconut oil over low heat until they melt together. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
  4. Pour the honey mixture over the dry ingredients and toss to coat everything evenly.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the granola is golden brown, stirring once halfway through.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely on the baking sheet. It will crisp up as it cools.
  8. Once cooled, break the granola into clusters and store it in an airtight container.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Enjoy your homemade Cherry Almond Granola with yogurt, milk, or simply on its own. It’s a delightful and nutritious way to kickstart your day!

Nutrition: Calories 240 | Total Fat 10g | Carbohydrates 35g | Fiber 4g | Protein 5g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this crunchy, sweet, and nutty granola. Whether it’s for breakfast or a snack, Cherry Almond Granola is a delightful treat that’s easy to make and even easier to enjoy. Make a big batch because it won’t last long in your kitchen. So, get ready to embrace your mornings with a delicious bowl of homemade granola!