It has been a cool summer in Southern California…until now. We actually had rain last month, rain? I know, not very summer like in SoCal.
Summer in late bloom. As the kids around my neighborhood get ready for back-to-school, the summer weather is finally here. This is what I had in mind for summer weather.
I’ve enjoyed my oatmeal for breakfasts but it might be getting too hot for that.
Possibly my last *hot* oatmeal for awhile, or until the weather cools down. Why two spoons? I don’t like to mix Nuttzo and Chocolate nut butter with the oatmeal. I like to lick it from the spoons as I eat my oatbran. Weird huh?
Since I know there will be yogurt parfaits for breakfast in my future, I made my own granola. I haven’t found a granola brand that has the coconut ratio that I want.
Double Coconut Nuts Granola. Lots of shredded coconut, mix with coconut oil, slivered almonds and a few chopped walnuts.
Double Coconut Nuts Granola
- 1 & 3/4 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup slice almonds
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
- 2 tbsp agave
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tbsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Put agave and coconut oil on very low heat until thin. Stir in almonds, walnuts, coconut and vanilla. Mix until they are coated well. Add oats to the mixture and mix well.
Transfer the mixture on a greased non-stick cookie sheet. Spread them evenly. Bake for 10 minutes and then stir mixture. Bake for another 10 minutes or so. Watch it carefully. The mixture will turn brown quickly.
See you in my mouth tomorrow morning :)
What’s your current favorite granola? What specific ingredients do you look for? I always look for granolas that have coconut in them and also I like granolas with a lot of nuts. I love crunch.