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Dude Granola

with Peanut Butter & Pumpkin Seeds

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.

  • Serves4 cups
  • Cooks in 25 - 30 mins
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Plant Protein

    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

    High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.

  • Immune Support

    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.

  • Zinc
  • Gluten-free

    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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  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds - pepitas
  • 3-4 tbsp maple syrup | apple sauce
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil - optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla - optional
  • ½ tsp salt - optional



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.


SERVE with your choice of Milk, yoghurt, Kefir or fruits.


Serving Ideas
Milk, yoghurt, Kefir,
Apple Berry Compote
Fresh fruit or fruit juice
Defrosted berries
Yoghurt Berry Parfait

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

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. 

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