Gluten Free & Vegan
Give your Valentine a healthy home-made snack this year instead of a box of chocolates!
This granola is delicious all by itself or paired with your favorite milk or yogurt. Packed with heart healthy monounsaturated fats from the almonds this granola will keep you feeling fuller longer and provide a rich infusion of potassium and magnesium - both essential for good cardiovascular health. The ground ginger lends a subtle spice and comes with lots of therapeutic benefits, including improving digestion and reducing inflammation. This granola is also under 7 grams of sugar per serving - another bonus for those of you who are watching your sugar intake!
Ginger Almond Granola (PRINT RECIPE) (PRINT GLUTEN FREE RECIPE)
Makes 1 1/3 cups, Serving size 1/3 cup
¼ cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup creamy unsalted almond butter
2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups rolled oats or gluten free rolled oats
2/3 cup sliced or chopped almonds
You can store this in airtight container for up to a week, but it probably won't last that long. Enjoy!
~Billie & Jen
Billie Shellist, FDN-P
I practice functional nutrition, an approach that allows me to look at your entire health history and help you find the "root causes" of your chronic health complaints.
This cuts out the trial and error process and helps you get real symptom relief and resolution!
Food is medicine and knowledge is power -I hope you enjoy my anti-inflammatory recipes which are gluten, dairy, and soy free as well as very low grain and sugar.
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