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Delicious chocolate almond granola that nobody will know is actually good for you. The chocolate makes it an indulgent morning cereal, or a mid-afternoon snack. The chia seeds add an energy boost. The flax seeds and hemp hearts provide healthy omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Store in an airtight container.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
5 cups
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

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  • Mix oats, almonds, coconut, chia seeds, flax seeds, and hemp hearts together in a bowl. Mix honey, orange juice, and vanilla extract together in a separate large bowl. Add oat mixture to honey mixture; stir well until evenly coated. Spread granola onto ungreased baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 50 minutes.

  • Mix chocolate chips into granola; cool to room temperature.

Cook's Notes:

This recipe is very versatile. You can add dried fruits or swap out almonds for other nuts. Use dark chocolate for a richer, healthier version of the granola. You can omit the coconut if you prefer, tastes great either way. Get creative!

Substitute bittersweet chips for the dark chocolate chips, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

322 calories; protein 7.6g; carbohydrates 35.6g; fat 17.9g; sodium 8.2mg. Full Nutrition
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