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A bowl of yogurt with spicy granola on top
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Chili Coconut and Lime Granola

You’ll surprise everyone with the unusual combination of spicy and sweet in Chili Coconut Lime Granola. A little heat from cayenne pepper gives a kick to this healthy snack. Eat it by itself or over yogurt.  You’re going to love it. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oatmeal, pumpkin seeds
Servings: 20
Calories: 166kcal

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup agave nectar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 limes lime zest
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut toasted
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup pecans chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white beaten

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325º.
  • In a 2 cup measuring cup, add oil, agave, honey, sugar, lime juice, zest, cinnamon and cayenne, stirring until mixture is smooth.
  • In a large bowl, toss remaining ingredients except egg white. Pour liquid mixture over oat mixture and toss well making sure oats and seeds are completely coated. Sprinkle with more salt, then stir in egg white.
  • Spread not a rimmed baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 30-35 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes or so. Let cool on baking sheet. It will get crunchier as it cools.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 42IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg