Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Peanut Butter Protein Granola


  • 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.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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