Just made this…it makes the entire house smell like oatmeal cookies and tastes DIVINE with cashew nut milk or by the handful! Gluten free, filled with protein…just yum.
I first made this recipe while I was living in NYC for my blog Slow Food In A Fast City, in a teeny tiny kitchen; I made it in my toaster oven. It is a super straight forward awesome granola recipe that is easy to modify by varying the nuts, adding dried fruits, and spices. This is my favorite taste combination, something about the almonds, cinnamon and vanilla that keeps me coming back to the original. I used black sesame seeds to add color contrast.
City’s Gone Nuts Granola
4 c GF rolled oats
1/3c safflower oil
1/3c maple syrup
1T ground cinnamon
1/2t sea salt (or less if desired)
1c almonds, coarsely chopped
2T black or white sesame seeds
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients and stir until well incorporated and the oats are coated.
Pour out onto…
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