Spiced Pumpkin Seed Granola



Spiced Pumpkin Seed Granola

If you’re looking for a delightful way to start your day, this Spiced Pumpkin Seed Granola is just what you need. With a perfect blend of warm spices and crunchy pumpkin seeds, it’s a wholesome and satisfying breakfast option that’s also great as a snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, chopped almonds, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt.
  3. In a small saucepan, warm the honey and coconut oil over low heat until they are well combined. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the honey mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well coated.
  5. Spread the granola mixture evenly on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring once halfway through.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely. Stir in the dried cranberries.
  7. Once cooled, break the granola into clusters and store in an airtight container.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 4 cups

This Spiced Pumpkin Seed Granola is a perfect balance of flavors and textures. It’s sweet, spicy, and nutty with a satisfying crunch. Enjoy it with yogurt, milk, or simply by the handful as a snack. It’s a versatile and nutritious addition to your breakfast routine.

Nutrition:

  • Calories: 240 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 4g

Whether you’re savoring it with your morning coffee or taking it on a hike, this Spiced Pumpkin Seed Granola is the perfect snack to satisfy your cravings. Make a batch today and enjoy the delicious blend of autumn flavors!