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Healthy Recipe of the Week

Peanut Butter Protein Granola

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  • 2 cups Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1/2 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 6 tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup Organic Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract


Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a medium-sized bowl, mix oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, and sea salt. Set aside. In a small saucepan, melt peanut butter and maple syrup and whisk until combined. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla. Pour over the dry ingredients and stir until well-combined. Evenly spread mixture on the lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes, stirring halfway. Remove from oven and allow to completely cool. Break apart granola and enjoy immediately or store granola in an airtight jar.

Yields: 2.5 cups

Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes





YMCA of Greater Seattle. (2020, June 4). Recipe: Peanut butter protein granola. YMCA of Greater Seattle Blog.

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