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Carrot Cake Granola

carrot granolaThis carrot cake granola is the perfect way to sneak a veggie in your morning routine or snack. It tastes delicious plain or when added to yogurt or milk. It has just a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup and is loaded with nuts. If you need extra sweetness, you can add raisins to it after it is baked.

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups gluten free oats
  • 1 cup freshly shredded carrots
  • 1 cup pecans pieces
  • 1 cup walnuts pieces
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix oats, carrots, pecans, walnuts and coconut in a large bowl. Mix all spices together in small bowl. Add all ingredients together to large bowl and mix well. Bake for 20 minutes and let cool.