fall spiced granola

comforting fall spiced granola

Things I really enjoy about food freedom?

Making tasty, flavourful foods. Not plain and boring
diet-foods, because I know, low calorie/low fat will
decrease the satisfaction factor, which will probably
leave me ravenous even after eating.

Coming up with a new recipe – even when I don´t know
if ti will turn out good – because I know, food doesn´t
always have to be perfect and it´s not waste of
calories.

Forgetting about the granola in the counter instead of
obsessing over it.

Being able to just stop eating when I am satisfied,
because my body trusts me, that we are not going on
another famine soon (or ever again).

Being able to share food spontaneously because I did
not track the calories beforehand and I know, if I am
still hungry afterwards, I can just have something else
as well.

Snacking guilt free on granola when I feel like it.

✨What are your favourite things about finding food
freedom?✨

comforting fall spiced granola

Course: breakfast, snackDifficulty: Easy
Total time

40

minutes

Pumpkin is so versatile. And yes – pumpkin in sweet foods is absolutely divine! You should give this one a try. I finished the whole batch on my own in only two weeks – that´s how good it is!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup puffed quinoa

  • 1/4 cup soy flakes

  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed

  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips

  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice*

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/2 cup pecans

  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or (chestnut) honey

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil

Directions

  • combine all the dry ingredients
  • add the wet ingredients and give it a good stir.
  • spread the mixture on a baking sheet and bake it for 20 minutes at 180 degrees. Take it out, and let it cool down completely before you brake it into chunks.

Notes

  • make your own pumpkin pie spice:
    4 tbsp ground cinnamon
    1 tbsp ground ginger
    2 tsp ground cloves
    2 tsp ground allspice
    1 tsp ground nutmeg
    (only use 1/2 tsp of this mixture for the whole batch of granola!)

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