There is something special about adding granola to a smoothie or oatmeal dish. It just seems to make it that much better, right?
Granola gives any typical breakfast just a bit more flavor and crunch. And this recipe for crunchy granola surely does give your breakfast a nice little crunch. The toasted nuts and shredded coconut in this crunchy granola recipe are divine.
You can even enjoy this crunchy granola on its own. Just grab a handful and take it with you on the go. Quick and easy. Does it get much better than that?
Preheat the oven to 350 F / 176 C.
Add to a bowl the almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flaxseed powder, cinnamon and salt. Give it a stir. Set aside.
Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add in the coconut oil and honey. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
Add the warm mixture to the mixing bowl of dry ingredients. Give it a stir and mix until well combined.
Transfer the granola to a baking sheet and spread evenly. Place in the oven.
After 15 minutes, take the granola out of the oven and give it a stir. Place back in the oven for 10 more minutes.
Once cool, add in the cranberries. Give it a stir.
Enjoy adding your crunchy granola to yogurt or smoothie bowls.