Cinnamon Granola

I love granola! I start to crave it this time of year, I often add it on top of a big smoothie bowl! Perfect when the sun starts shining and the temps warm up! I am a BIG fan of nut butter and always up for something sweet – Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola?! YUM!! But I was craving something light! That is where this recipe was born. Simple ingredients, one bowl and could be allergy (nut free) friendly if you omitted the pecans!

Cinnamon Granola

wet ingredients:

1/2 cup apple sauce

1/4 cup honey

2 tbs coconut oil (melted, room temp)

dry ingredients:

3 cups oats ( I used 1 cup steel cut, 2 cups quick)

1/4 cup ground flax seed

3 tbs chia seeds

3 tbs hemp hearts

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup nuts and/or seeds of your choice (I used pumpkin seeds & pecans)

pink of sea salt

  1. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add all of the dry ingredients and mix.
  3. Pour all of the mixture on a pan lined with parchment paper and press flat with the back of the spoon.
  4. Bake at 300 for 40 min. Pulling the pan out to flip and gently mix the granola every 10 min.
  5. Remove from oven, allow to cool completely before touching it!
  6. Store in an airtight container. I like to store mine in the fridge – Keeps its extra crunchy (because of the coconut oil!)
press mixture on pan before baking
baked & cooling


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Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

Today is National Peanut Butter Day! So there bars seemed very appropriate! I am PB obsessed & have one major sweet tooth, these hit the spot every time!!


Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

  • 2 flax eggs
  • 1 cup Oat Flour
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tbs apple sauce
  • 2 tbs maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbs chia seeds (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips &/or chunks (I use Enjoy Life)


  1. mix 2 tbs of ground flax seed with 8 tbs of water, set aside for 5 min
  2. in a bowl add remaining of ingredients except chocolate, adding flax egg last
  3. add chocolate chips minus 1 tbs
  4. mix & press into an 8×8 pan
  5. sprinkle top with 1 tbs chocolate chips & a course sea salt
  6. bake at 350 for 12 minutes
  7. allow to cool & cut into bars. Enjoy warm or cool!


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