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pumpkin spice granola

Pumpkin Spice Granola

  • Author: Dietitian Debbie
  • Prep Time: 5 Min
  • Cook Time: 30 Min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: ~6 1/2 cups
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

A chilly morning is no match for the warming spices in this vegan pumpkin spice granola chock full of pistachios, pumpkin seeds, coconut, and pecans. 


Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (or your preferred oil – coconut, vegetable, avocado, etc)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin (not canned pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. Add the oats, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin pie spice, maple syrup, oil, pumpkin, vanilla, and salt to a large mixing bowl. Stir well with a wooden spoon to coat.
  3. Transfer to your lined baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. 
  4. Add the coconut and pecans. Stir. Bake for another 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. 
  5. Allow to cool completely before transferring off the pan. (Granola with crisp as it cools.)
  6. Store in an airtight container for up to a week. 

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 505 kcals
  • Sugar: 16 g
  • Sodium: 170 mg
  • Fat: 33 g
  • Saturated Fat: 9 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 24 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 44 g
  • Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg