Quick Protein Granola Recipe

Recipe Category: Meal-Prep

Quick Protein Granola Recipe

Ingredients

Makes ABOUT 6 CUPS

Prep: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serving size 1/4 cup

Calories 167 Protein 5 g Carbohydrates 18 g Fat 9 g Fiber 3 g Sugar 5 g Sodium 8 mg

  • 3 cups uncooked rolled oats or quick-cooking oats
  • 2 scoops (22 g) unflavored collagen peptides protein powder or other protein powder (see note)
  • 1 cup raw almonds, chopped or broken
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • pinch of coarse sea salt.
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar or melted raw honey or maple syrup or apple honey

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, protein powder, almonds, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and extras (if using)
  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, mix together the vanilla, coconut oil, and agave nectar
  5. Microwave for 15 to 20 seconds to warm the oil and meld the flavors
  6. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and quickly fold and mix the ingredients together, ensuring that the oats and nuts are coated
  7. Make sure that the protein has not settled at the bottom of the bowl
  8. Spread out the granola mixture evenly on the baking sheet
  9. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes
  10. Allow the granola to cool, then break it apart
  11. Store in an airtight container for up to 8 weeks
  12. Repeat

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