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Power Granola

This granola is a great pre-or post-workout snack with a great balance of carbs and protein. It also makes an excellent breakfast cereal or can be stirred into your favorite Greek yogurt.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

  • Calories 200
  • Carbohydrate 10 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Fat 17 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 0 mg

This Recipe Serves 22

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted chopped cashews
1 cup unsalted raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1 cup unsalted chopped pecans
1 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1 cup old fashioned oats
¼ cup natural peanut butter
¼ cup canola oil
¼ cup Splenda Brown Sugar Blend

Instructions

  1. Preheat an oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Coat with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine cashews, pumpkin seeds, pecans, sunflower seeds and oats. Set aside.
  4. In the microwave, melt peanut butter, oil, and Splenda Brown Sugar together. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour peanut butter mixture over oat mixture and stir to coat.
  6. Spread granola in a packed, single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes to ensure even browning.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Break up granola and store in an air-tight container.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the ingredients that you are using are gluten-free and this granola can be gluten-free. Be sure you are buying gluten free oats, especially.

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