Baked Apple & Paleo Granola Snack or Breakfast
Updated: Nov 16, 2020
Easy to make baked apple and paleo granola. Batch-bake the granola and apples for a grab and go solution to snacking or breakfast. Apples have beneficial properties for the Microbiome. Pectin, a soluble gelatinous fiber, can seal the holes in a leaky gut. Pectin binds to cholesterol in the gastrointestinal tract and slows glucose absorption by trapping carbohydrates. I like my apples warm right out of the oven, but have eaten them cold too.
If you make the recipe Instagram #jeannettewerleblog
GF, DF, V, RSF
I like to pre-soak and roast lightly my nuts and store them in the freezer for later use. In this recipe, the walnuts were the only nuts pre-soaked.
Pecans whole, 12 oz., (3 cups)
Walnuts, 3 oz. (1cup)
Sunflower seeds, raw 2.8 oz., (1/2 cup)
Coconut shredded, 1.5 oz., (1/2 cup)
Dates pre-soaked in hot water and drained, (1/2 cup), diced
Egg, 1, Large, whisked
Celtic salt, 1/2 tsp.
Ceylon cinnamon 1/2 tsp.
Vanilla extract pure, 1 tbsp.
Yacón* root syrup, 1 tbsp. (2 if you want sweeter). Paleo, Keto friendly,I use this product.
In a medium bowl, place all the dry ingredients and yacón syrup. Mix ingredients until well blended. Next whipped 2 whole large eggs until foamy about 1.5 minutes and add to the mixture all at once. Toss all the ingredients together until fully incorporated. Please note: you need to stir the granola around at least 2-3 times during the baking to ensure the granola is evenly toasted
Bake in a preheated oven at 325F for 20-25 minutes until golden brown or lightly roasted. Cool granola in the tray over a cooling rack. Once cool, store in a glass jar. Self life about 7 days.
I like to bake these apples in bundles of 6 and then I use them throughout the week for snack, a dessert by themselves, or with granola.
Apples 4, any variety, I like Gala, Pink Lady, Jonathan or Empire apples
Cinnamon Ceylon, 1 tsp.
Water filtered, 2 tbsp.
Method: Wash and cut the bottom of the apples and remove the top of the core of the apple leaving a well in the center of each apple. In a small baking dish place 3 tablespoons of water. Place the apples on top of the water in the baking dish and put one teaspoon of water in the well of each apple and sprinkle a generous amount of Ceylon cinnamon. Bake in a preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until soft. When the apples cook to a soft or almost apple sauce texture they release pectin. This pectin feeds the friendly bacteria in the colon and has the ability to heal a leaky gut. The pectin texture is like a light gel. Serve warm for breakfast or as a snack.
Optional: serve with almond yogurt and homemade granola for another delicious breakfast idea.
Yacón root is a species of perennial daisy traditionally grown in the northern and central Andes from Colombia to northern Argentina, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots. Yacón root is a prebiotic fiber which is food for the healthy bacteria in your colon.
If you need help resetting your Microbiome with diet and life style interventions, signup for individualized health coaching program.