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Turmeric Granola: The Healthy Breakfast That Won't Weigh You Down

The health benefits of turmeric seem to be popping up everywhere lately. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, improved brain function and lower risk of heart disease. Turmeric is pretty good stuff. It's also a really distinct flavor that requires a good recipe. Looking for ways to incorporate more turmeric into your diet? Try this turmeric granola for a light and healthy breakfast. Almonds, puffed wheat and oats help you start your day off on the right foot. It's super tasty and packed with satisfying crunch!

Tasty Healthy Turmeric Granola

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups of puffed grain cereal (we used puffed wheat)
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup whole oats
  • 1 almonds
  • 2 big teaspoons powdered turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins
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Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees farenheit.

This is so easy! In a large mixing bow add all of the ingredients except the honey and raisins. Mix together until you can see that the turmeric has covered the dry ingredients. You'll notice that it's evenly spread because the spice usually leaves a yellow tint.

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Once the dry ingredients are mixed, add the honey and stir. You can even use clean hands to make sure all of the cereal is coated.

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Pour the mix onto a large baking sheet and pop it in the oven for about 15 minutes. You can flip it at about the 7 minutes mark if you want to but you don't have to.

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Take it out of the oven and let it cool completely. Stir in the dried cranberries. Store it in a tupperware or airtight container.

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Try this with greek yogurt and fruit for breakfast or take it with you on the road as a dry snack.