Superfood Granola with Goji Berries
Goji Berries are known to boost immune system and brain activity, protect against heart disease and cancer, and improve life expectancy. They contain vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin A, iron, selenium and other antioxidants.
3 cups gluten-free rolled oats
½ cup sliced almonds
3 tbsps chia seeds
½ cup goji berries, soaked
¾ cup coconut palm sugar
¼ cup melted coconut oil
2 tbsps cinnamon
2 tsps fine Himalayan salt
Soak goji berries overnight. Strain and dry on paper towels.
Preheat oven to 300°F.
Combine all ingredients except goji berries in large bowl and mix thoroughly.
Spread out in an even, ½-inch layer on a baking sheet and transfer to oven.
Bake for 15 minutes, then stir, then return to oven for 10 minutes, then stir and return to oven again. Continue stirring every 10 minutes until granola is golden brown.
Remove from oven and stir goji berries into mixture.
Allow to cool for 15 minutes and store in a large glass jar and serve with coconut milk or yogurt.
Recipe Credit: Used with permission from The Integrative Nutrition Cookbook, 2016