No-FUSS Healthy Living's Earthy Crunchy Granola
5 Cups of Organic Oats (not quick cook oats) 1⁄2 cup of coconut oil, melted 1⁄2 cup of pure maple syrup or honey 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 2 cups sliced almonds or a combination of nuts and seeds (sunflower, cashews, pecan, pignoli, etc.) 1 cup of raisins 1 cup of small, diced apricots 1 cup of dried cranberries
Preheat the oven to 350°. Cover a 13×18 inch baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts/seeds, melted coconut oil, and maple syrup or honey. Toss until the oat mixture is coated. Pour the mixture on the baking sheet. Spread evenly. Bake mixture until golden brown. Stir the mixture every 15-20 minutes. Remove the mixture when done. Cool mixture. Add the dried fruit. Stir to combine.