This is the perfect way to start your mornings into the flavors of fall!
Pumpkin Spice Fall Season Granola:
-1/2 Cup Fresh Pumpkin Puree (you may used canned, as it will cook down into the recipe and be only a little reminder flavor)
-1/4 Teaspoon Cloves
-1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
-1/4 Teaspoon Fresh grated Ginger root (or dried, as a spice)
-1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
-1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
-1/4 cup Honey, Agave nectar, or Simple sugar (equal amounts water& sugar)
-1/2 Teaspoon Almond Extract (vanilla will taste nice here as well)
-2 Cups Rolled Oats (Since oats are inexpensive in the bulk department, splurge for the Organic ones there!)
-1/4 Cup Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas, Hulled)
-1/8 Cup Sunflower seeds
-1/4 Cup Raisins
-1/8 Cup Cranberries
-1/8 Cup Apricots (dried, Crushed)
-1/2 Cup Pecans (chopped roughly)
-1/2 Cup Coconut meal
Mix all ingredients, first dry, and then add wet, Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread granola.
Bake at 325, for 35 minutes, stirring every ten minutes to make sure they do not burn, or bake unevenly!
Enjoy this Fall harvest seasonal treat!!
Adapted from Tasty-Yummies: http://tasty-yummies.com/2011/10/13/pumpkin-spice-granola-gluten-free/