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ABOUT THE RECIPE:

Magnificent Maple Granola with Banana Whipped Topping is crunchy and sweet for a festive top-o-the-morning treat.

6 to 8 servings

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INGREDIENTS:

2 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup raw unsweetened shredded dried coconut
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup raw or toasted wheat germ
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup maple syrup
3/4 cup raisins

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper.

Put the rolled oats, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, coconut, walnuts, wheat germ, and cinnamon in a large bowl and stir to combine. Add the maple syrup and stir until evenly coated.

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Spread the mixture in an even layer on the lined baking sheet. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Add the raisins and bake 5 minutes more or until the oats are slightly golden. Transfer to a room temperature baking sheet and let cool for 30 minutes before serving. Serve with plant-based milk or Banana Whipped Topping (below), if desired.

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BANANA WHIPPED TOPPING

8 ounces soft or firm regular tofu, drained (sprouted variety is preferred)
1 ripe banana
2 tablespoons maple syrup, plus more as needed

Put all of the ingredients in a blender and process until very smooth. Taste and add more maple syrup if a sweeter flavor is desired.

Ingredients

Directions

1

ABOUT THE RECIPE:

Magnificent Maple Granola with Banana Whipped Topping is crunchy and sweet for a festive top-o-the-morning treat.

6 to 8 servings

2

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup raw unsweetened shredded dried coconut
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup raw or toasted wheat germ
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup maple syrup
3/4 cup raisins

3

INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper.

Put the rolled oats, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, coconut, walnuts, wheat germ, and cinnamon in a large bowl and stir to combine. Add the maple syrup and stir until evenly coated.

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Spread the mixture in an even layer on the lined baking sheet. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Add the raisins and bake 5 minutes more or until the oats are slightly golden. Transfer to a room temperature baking sheet and let cool for 30 minutes before serving. Serve with plant-based milk or Banana Whipped Topping (below), if desired.

5

BANANA WHIPPED TOPPING

8 ounces soft or firm regular tofu, drained (sprouted variety is preferred)
1 ripe banana
2 tablespoons maple syrup, plus more as needed

Put all of the ingredients in a blender and process until very smooth. Taste and add more maple syrup if a sweeter flavor is desired.

Magnificent Maple Granola
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