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Chocolate Granola Obsession

Seriously chocolatey

The famous saying goes, "The best things in life are free." I disagree. I think the best things in life are chocolate. And in reality, this chocolate granola is really just a healthy excuse to consume one of my most favorite foods for breakfast -- or at any time of day I want.

Ingredients

½ Cup Dried Coconut, unsweetened, shredded
½ tsp Vanilla Extract
⅓ Cup Navitas Naturals Cacao Powder
¼ Cup Agave Nectar
¾ Cup Navitas Naturals Flax Seed Sprouted Powder
3 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Cacao Butter
1 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Yacon Syrup
2 Cup rolled Oats*
pinch Sea Salt

Directions

*For Gluten-Free version, use certified gluten-free oats.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large bowl, combine oats, coconut, and flaxseed powder.

In a separate bowl, mix melted cacao butter (or coconut oil), agave nectar, molasses, vanilla extract, and sea salt. Add in cacao powder and stir until a smooth chocolate sauce has formed.

Pour chocolate sauce into dry oats mixture and stir until oats are coated. Spread contents onto a large baking pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes, taking care not to overcook. Allow to cool entirely before serving.

If desired, toss in a handful of goji berries, cacao nibs, extra coconut, or a Navitas Naturals Trail Power blend.

Makes about 5 cups

Yield: 4-6

Submitted By

Julie Morris