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Going granola

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Literally.  Sure, we at B nature like to live a “granola” lifestyle (who wouldn’t?!) and now we want to share with you a delicious, organic way to start your morning- Homemade Granola!  Here’s what you need:

Standard Granola recipe

5 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup organic honey

1/3 cup organic canola oil

Crispy Granola recipe

2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup organic sunflower seeds

1/4 cup unsweetened organic coconut flakes

1/4 cup organic sesame seeds

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup organic flax seeds

1 teaspoon organic cinnamon

1/4 cup organic brown sugar

2 tablespoons organic canola oil

1 tablespoon organic butter, melted

1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract

Let the yum process begin!

Standard:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine honey, oil and salt in saucepan. Heat until just warm. In a large bowl, add the warmed liquid ingredients to the oats and stir until well combined. Spread mixture evenly in a shallow roasting pan or cookie sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes, stirring and respreading every 5 minutes until light and golden brown, Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.  Then feel free to add your favorite dried fruit, fresh fruit, yogurt or served over milk. Enjoy!

Crispy:

Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.  Stir together oats, nuts, seeds and flakes in large bowl.  Stir brown sugar, cinnamon, oil and vanilla into melted butter.  Pour butter-sugar-oil mixture slowly over dry ingredients while stirring it all together.  Small clumps are fine.  Pour the raw granola onto a cookie sheet or other flat pan and put in the oven for an hour or so.  Stir about every 15 minutes.  When its crispy to your liking, let it cool.  Keep in airtight container for maximum crispiness! Then feel free to add your favorite dried fruit, fresh fruit, yogurt or served over milk. Enjoy!