September 15, 2017
It’s not always easy to eat healthy all the time, especially when you’re in a hurry, so it really helps when you plan ahead a little and have a few things made up in advance. This recipe for gluten free, grain free granola is one of those make-ahead items that’s super energizing, tastes great, and contains protein, antioxidants and essential fatty acids. There are two extra and awesome benefits you’re going to get from this recipe: it’s great for your brain and your liver.
1 cup shredded coconut
½ cup chopped sliced almonds
½ cup cashew pieces
2 tablespoons flax seeds
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon milk thistle powder
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
2 – 4 tablespoons maple syrup, honey, or agave syrup, to taste
½ teaspoon Vietnamese cinnamon powder
½ teaspoon ginger powder
1/8 teaspoon sea salt or Himalayan salt
Mix ingredients well. Spread on a shallow pan or cookie sheet, and lightly toast in 325˚ oven for 10 to 20 minutes, or until toasted and crunchy but not brown.
Put the toasted blend into a large bowl and mix in the following ingredients:
1 tablespoon lecithin granules (optional, but great for your brain)
½ cup dried bilberries
½ cup goji berries
Feel free to adjust the proportions of this recipe, and add or substitute ingredients to suit your tastes. Some suggestions for modifying the recipe include:
Enjoy this energizing and healthy recipe with:
Let us know what you think! We would love to hear about YOUR favorite breakfast ideas.
Stay happy and healthy,
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