I have no less than 3 different kinds of granola in my cabinet right now. I really do love the stuff. Since I spend a fair amount on my stash, I decided to create my own. This Apple Cinnamon Pecan Granola is now on repeat for the foreseeable future. It’s too easy to make. I even slightly burnt the first batch and ate it anyway. Yes, it’s that good.
There are a few things to watch out for when it comes to granola. Granola can be a calorie and sugar bomb, but it doesn’t have to be. My Apple Cinnamon Pecan Granola is made with a little maple syrup, just a little brown sugar, plenty of cinnamon and healthy coconut oil. You have to watch out when you buy it in the store. Some brands are loaded with sugar and calories. You’re basically eating cookies for breakfast if you buy that stuff.
My favorite way to serve this is over some plain Greek Yogurt with a drizzle of honey. I also like to enjoy it as cereal with some almond milk. To make sure I don’t over eat I cut it with bran flakes. Just purchase some bran flakes and serve 1/2 cup of bran flakes with 1/4 cup of granola. It’s the epitome of delicious and nutritious.
I know that the healthy foodie world is telling you cereal is the devil, but trust me if you do it right, it can be a perfectly healthful meal. I plan to get that and potatoes off of the naughty list. Really what’s next our friend avocado? My belief is that you can enjoy any of your favorite foods. You just have to do it right and there is plenty right about this Apple Cinnamon Pecan Granola 😉
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