Kristi Whitley

Dehydrated Raw Granola 
5 cups organic, gluten-free oats
3 cups chopped, raw, organic nuts and seeds
*(Always include walnuts and/or almonds for omega-3 fatty acids and never use peanuts. Brazil nuts are a major source of selenium. Seeds can be sunflower and/or pumpkin.)
1 cup organic, dried coconut flakes
½ cup organic, raw sesame seeds
2 teaspoons cinnamon (optional)
1/3 cup coconut oil
½ cup organic honey
1 teaspoon vanilla

 Mix all dry ingredients including cinnamon in an extra-large mixing bowl.
Measure melted coconut oil and pour into dry ingredients.

Measure honey in the same measuring cup used for the oil.

Add in the vanilla.

Stir and mix into the dry ingredients.
Mix all ingredients until consistently moist.
Spread granola onto parchment paper-lined dehydrator trays.

Dehydrate for 24 hours at 104 to 107 degrees. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

 

Recipe may be baked on sheet pans at 250 degrees for about an hour but will no longer be raw.

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