Cinnamon Maple Granola with Olive Oil & Goji Berries

Ingredients:

  • 3 C      Rolled Oats
  • 3/4 C  Pistachios (unroasted, unsalted, shelled)
  • 1/2 C  Walnuts (unroasted, unsalted, chopped)
  • 1/2 C  Cashews (unroasted, unsalted, chopped)
  • 1/4 C  Peanuts (unroasted, unsalted, shelled)
  • 1 C      Pumpkin Seeds (unroasted, unsalted)
  • 1 C      Maple Syrup
  • 3/4 C  Lucini Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4-1/2 C   Light Brown Sugar (i use 1/4 C)
  • 1 tsp    Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp    Cinnamon (ground)
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 tsp     Lucini Fig Infused Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 C    Dried Cherries
  • 1/4 C    Goji Berries
  • 1/4 C    Dried Apricots (chopped)
  • 1/4 C    Dried Figs (chopped)

Preparation:

Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.  In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts, pumpkin seed, maple syrup, olive oil, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and vinegar and mix until well distributed.  Pour onto a lined baking pan (preferably with a silicon baking mat like a Silpat) and spread evenly.  Bake in the oven for 45 minutes, stirring every 9 minutes.

Transfer back to your large bowl and add dried fruit.  Mix well.

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2 responses to “Cinnamon Maple Granola with Olive Oil & Goji Berries

  1. Thanks for publishing the benefits of the Goji Berry. …

  2. They are actually the tastiest part of the granola to boot!

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