Oats + peanut butter + pumpkin seeds ~ this granola is heart-healthy and protein-rich! Pumpkin seeds are high in nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like magnesium & zinc, which support our immune system and reproductive health.
Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients. Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.
High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.
Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections. Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions. Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.
Recipes are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye products. People with autoimmune Celiac disease are allergic to gluten.
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Dude Granola with Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Seeds
PREHEAT oven 325F/160C. Line a sheet pan with parchment or brush lightly with oil.
MIX whisk wet ingredients maple syrup + peanut butter, coconut oil melted, vanilla & salt if using until smooth in a bowl.
STIR in oats + pumpkin seeds and mix well to ensure they are fully coated.
SPREAD out in a single layer on the sheet pan.
BAKE for 15 mins, then stir with a spatula. BAKE a further 10-15 mins until lightly golden and crunchy.
COOL completely on the sheet pan.
STORE in a glass jar or airtight container.
PEPITAS are raw and shelled pumpkin seeds and should be green in colour.
ADD other seeds like sunflower or stir in cacao nibs once cooked.
SWAP peanut butter for any other nut or seed butter of your choice.
GLUTEN-FREE, be sure to buy gluten-free oats.
THERAPEUTIC DIETS – Adapt the recipe and ingredients according to your healthcare provider. Please remember to read food ingredient labels.