How To Make Pina Colada Granola
Adding fruits to the classic granola bars adds not only flavor but also nutritional value. Prepare this healthy, low-fat granola for breakfast.
- 4cupsold-fashioned oats,or gluten-free oats
- 1cuppecans,or almonds, walnuts, etc.
- 2tbspcoconut oil,melted
- ½tspground cinnamon
- ½tspvanilla extract,store-bought or homemade
- 1½cupscoconut flakes
- 1cupdiced dried pineapple,I used Nature Box
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, stir together oats, pecans, honey, melted coconut oil, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt until evenly combined.
Spread mixture out on the prepared baking sheet in an even layer. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove sheet, sprinkle coconut flakes on top of the granola, and gently stir them into the mix.
Return the sheet to the oven and bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, until coconut is toasted and the granola is cooked.
Remove sheet from oven and let cool to room temperature. Add in diced dried pineapple, and toss to combine.
Store in a sealed container and keep for up to 3 weeks.
- Calories: 507.76kcal
- Fat: 28.99g
- Saturated Fat: 15.17g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 7.40g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.32g
- Carbohydrates: 60.67g
- Fiber: 9.10g
- Sugar: 24.80g
- Protein: 9.02g
- Sodium: 92.41mg
- Calcium: 42.58mg
- Potassium: 360.09mg
- Iron: 3.27mg
- Vitamin A: 1.16µg
- Vitamin C: 11.82mg
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