A path to a healthy new you
For many people, the New Year brings the resolve to just say no to indulgent food and drink, to inactivity and to a host of other unhealthy habits.
Cranberry Orange Chia Granola
21/2 cups Millville Old Fashioned Oats
6 ounces Southern Grove Shelled Pistachios, chopped
1/4 cup SimplyNature Chia Seeds
5 ounces Southern Grove Dried Cranberries
1 tablespoon orange zest
3/4 cup SimplyNature Organic Wildflower Honey
3 tablespoons SimplyNature Organic Coconut Oil
1 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Pure Vanilla
1/2 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Ground Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground Stonemill Essentials Sea Salt Grinder
Heat oven to 325 F.
In large bowl, combine oats, pistachios, chia seeds, cranberries and orange zest. Toss until orange zest is evenly distributed.
In separate medium bowl, combine honey, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Heat in microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue cooking in 30-second intervals until coconut oil is melted.
Add honey mixture to oat mixture. Toss until thoroughly coated. Transfer to parchment- or foil-lined baking sheet. Spread into even layer and bake in center of oven 20 minutes. Stir and continue cooking until evenly browned, about 10-15 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Serve with yogurt or enjoy on its own.
Note: Granola can be stored in airtight container up to 3 weeks.