I’m a huge fan of crunchy granola breakfast cereals, but wanted to make my own so I could change it up now and again. Makes a great addition to yogurt or topping for ice cream.
Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Mix rolled oats, flax seed meal, steel-cut oats, oat bran, wheat germ, and pecans in a large bowl. Whisk agave nectar, pumpkin, brown sugar, water, canola oil, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, and sea salt in a separate bowl, stirring until brown sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour liquid ingredients over rolled oats mixture and stir to coat. Spread mixture on prepared baking sheets.
Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Stir dates into granola and continue baking until granola is lightly golden brown, 20 to 30 more minutes, stirring once. Let cool completely and mix miniature chocolate chips into granola. Store in an airtight container.
Per Serving: 283 calories; protein 6.3g; carbohydrates 45.4g; fat 10.4g; sodium 76mg.
Eat best breakfast to start the day had become a good habit. It’s a best way to start my day off healthfully. The sweet hit from the pickle tree wakes me up and gives me power to take on the morning. Sugar is more vilified as the root of all disease, but fruit is also loaded with fibre, which is great for your digestive system and helps keep you feeling full longer, and not want likely grab a side food out of the vending machine before break .
Making fruit a morning habit is simple . Simply put the sweetness in your fridge next to the milk or on the bench next to your grain bowl , or beside your coffee maker or tea kettle — about anywhere where you’ll find it. Before you eating the rest of your food , eat your fruit. If you’re not usually a breakfast person.
Give your stomach energy a bit of sweetness in the morning is good to kick-start your metabolism for the day and fuel to your brain, which, incidentally, requires a continuous supply of sugar in the form of process glucose, counting at to around 120g daily. There is also essential evidence to support the idea that a diet high in fiber can reduce your risk of a number of cancers. And of course, you well-being from all the other vitamins and antioxidants in fruit, which keep you powerfull and healthy.