Homemade Tropical Granola Recipe
Granola is a great healthy and easy on the go snack. It takes minutes to make and taste great it has many beauty and health benefits for you and your body. Granola can be mixed with just about anything such as fresh fruit, yogurt, or you can even make your own granola bars. This tropical Granola is truly delicious; it combines tropical fruits such as pineapples and mangos and is the perfect morning snack.
One of the first ingredients in this homemade granola is nuts such as walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and almonds. Nuts and seeds are very good for your health aside, from filling a hunger gap with good fats, fiber and protein, they can help make skin supple, smooth and younger looking.
Almonds are packed full of fiber, protein, and essential fatty acids all of which help promote a healthy heart and help reduce blood pressure. Almonds also contain essential fatty acids that are known to help reduce swelling and inflammation. Nuts and seeds, particularly almonds, are a natural anti-inflammatory, so they also can help treat skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. So if you want to help keep your breakouts to a minimum try munching or adding almonds to your granola with this recipe.
Pumpkin seed are one of the best seed for any of your beauty and skin problems. They are packed full of vitamin E, zinc and magnesium, these seeds will keep your skin glowing, promote regeneration of skin cells and fight off bacteria that may lead to acne. Zinc is known to help drastically help with the appearance or acne and pumpkin seeds contain a lot of zinc.
Walnut can give not only give your mood a boost with its abundance of fatty acids and reduce stress, But it can also help keep you skin glowing and looking youthful by helping with appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Pineapples are not only delicious but they have so many positive health and beauty benefits as well. Pineapples can help with Acne this fruit contains high amounts of anti-inflammatory substances and vitamin C, both of which fight the causes of acne. The vitamin C helps to improve your body’s ability to heal while the anti-inflammatory substances help to prevent new breakouts and a worsening of current ones. Pineapples can also help revitalize your skin also dull skin never looks good so you always want to ensure it has adequate hydration.
Mangoes are rich in Vitamin A which makes the skin soft and shining. When the pulp of mango is rubbed over the skin, it makes your complexion fair and maintains the moisture and make the skin glow. Even by eating mangoes you are getting the essentials nutrients that will help make your skin look and feel great!
With all these great beauty and health benefits Try this tasty tropical granola it will make you feel as if you’re on a beach on a tropical island, perfect for a tasty morning pick me up!
- 2 C rolled oats
- ¼ C raw walnuts, chopped
- ¼ C raw almonds, chopped
- ¼ C raw pumpkin seeds
- ¼ C dried pineapples, unsweetened, unsulfured
- ¼ C dried mangos, unsweetened, unsulfured
- ¼ C coconut shavings, unsweetened
- 2 tbsp. raw honey
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil
- + almond milk for serving (½ C per serving)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
- Combine oats, nuts, seeds, honey and oil in a bowl.
- Spread mixture in a thin layer on parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden brown.
- Toss with dried fruit and let cool.
- Serve ¾ Cup granola with almond milk. And Enjoy!
Granola is a great morning or afternoon snack, and with all these great ingredients not only will it make you fell healthy but it will make you look healthy too. All these ingredients will provide your body with great antioxidants that will help your body, mind, and soul feel great and most importantly become healthy. So get munching on this great healthy snack!
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