Homemade Granola
Makes: Makes 6 cups
  • 3 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, blanched or natural (EncycLINK)
  • ⅓ cup apple-juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice syrup
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup sweet or tart dried cherries, chopped
  • ½ cup sprouted sunflower seeds
  1. Position rack in center of oven. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Scatter oats and almonds on rimmed baking sheet pan and toss to combine. Bake for about 10 minutes or just until they begin to color, but haven’t really taken on any significant color.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together the apple-juice concentrate, oil, rice syrup and cinnamon. Remove pan from oven and pour liquid mixture over oat mixture and toss to coat evenly. Increase oven temperature to 350°F.
  4. Bake granola for about 20 to 25 minutes or until toasted and browned evenly, tossing once during baking time. Toss in cherries and sunflower seeds upon removal from oven. Cool pan on rack. Store granola at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 1 month.
Recipe by Bakepedia at https://www.bakepedia.com/homemade-granola-recipe/