From the author: This is granola the way I like it. Sweet, but not overpoweringly so. It’s hearty enough to keep you feeling full for a while, and the flax meal and walnuts provide a healthy dose of omega-3s. Try this peanut butter granola it with almond milk and raisins!
I use natural, unsweetened peanut butter, but feel free to use whatever ingredients you have on hand. If you only have quick-cooking oats in your pantry, those will be fine, too.
From Plant-Based on a Budget:
We love having granola for breakfast or a quick afternoon snack, so we’re very excited to introduce you to this super easy peanut butter granola recipe. It’s delicious, crispy, and incredibly easy to prepare. Ready?
Buying a box of granola at your usual grocery store is so convenient. Just open the box and go, but you should keep in mind those granola brands usually come with a lot of added ingredients. The most noticeable of them is added sugars and lots of it! This is one of the reasons why taking the time to prepare your own is so worth it. You know exactly what goes in, and you can regulate the sweetness to your liking.
Another big win for preparing your granola is the fact that you can prepare a big batch and store in an airtight jar for weeks.
This peanut butter granola is already full of amazing nutrients but you can always add some more nutritious goodies in there. Great additions would be hemp seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, chopped dates, raisins, and so much more. Please note that some of these suggested additions might be better added after baking or towards the end of the cooking process since they might overcook.
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