Ginger Walnut Chia Granola

Chia seeds! Did you know that chia seeds are another example of a high biological protein? Just like eggs, but in many ways BETTER, chia seeds contain all the essential amino acids our bodies need. They’re also high in fiber, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are known to be anti-inflammatory. This granola kind of has it all: chia seeds, whole grains and walnuts - both on the anti-inflammatory foods list - as well as ginger, a spice known for its nutraceutical properties. It also makes your kitchen smell heavenly when it’s in the oven.

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Ginger Walnut Chia Granola

This easy-to-make, crispy, anti-inflammatory granola makes for a delicious start to your morning or an afternoon snack. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and beneficial spices, this recipe is a winner.
prep time: 5 Mcook time: 25 Mtotal time: 30 M

ingredients:

Ginger Walnut Chia Granola
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 2 tbsp Ground Flax
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil or Coconut Oil
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1/4 cup Candied Ginger, diced

instructions:

How to cook Ginger Walnut Chia Granola

Ginger Walnut Chia Granola
  1. Pre-heat oven to 300º F.
  2. Prepare one large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine oats, chia, walnuts, flax, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. In a small bowl, combine honey and oil. Heat in microwave for 10 seconds to soften the mixture. (If coconut oil, heat until fully melted)
  5. Add honey and oil mixture to the bowl with the dry ingredients. Mix to coat thoroughly.
  6. In another small bowl, whisk the egg white until foamy. 
  7. Add egg white to the dry ingredients, mixing well to coat.
  8. Spread mixture evenly on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the granola is just starting to become golden brown.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. 
  11. Distribute candied ginger throughout the granola.
  12. Store in an airtight container.

Calories

243.00

Fat (grams)

11.63

Sat. Fat (grams)

2.54

Carbs (grams)

31.56

Fiber (grams)

5.31

Net carbs

26.26

Sugar (grams)

13.54

Protein (grams)

5.51

Sodium (milligrams)

10.33

Cholesterol (grams)

0.00
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