I really hope y’all aren’t tired of pumpkin yet, because I honestly feel like I am just getting started. This easy pumpkin spice granola is pretty much going to carry me through the season. I’ll eat it for breakfast with almond milk (hello delicious cereal option), I’ll eat it in handfuls as a snack, and I will eat on top of my all time favorite Trader Joe’s item… pumpkin greek yogurt.
Basically, I will be eating it nonstop. And then I will be working out extra to make up for it. Or maybe I will just eat it WHILE working out.
As a side note, my friends always laugh at me for saying that I will need to work out more to make up for eating my treats. Why? Because even though they taste like a million calories, they are as clean as can be. That goes for this granola as well. It is totally clean and totally guilt free.
So really I am just working out because I can. And I want to.
Back to the pumpkin granola. This easy pumpkin spice granola is gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free. It’s also low fat (if you care about that) because the pumpkin takes the place of oil. It’s all super adaptable, meaning you can switch up the dry ingredients to use all of your favorite things. In order to make it feel truly “fall-like” I used pecans, cranberries, and pumpkin seeds, but any seeds and nuts will work just fine!
But, FYI, pecans are a must to me… if you want my opinion.
Just like my other granola recipes, you simply mix everything together, spread it out and bake it.
It really doesn’t get much more simple.
If you want to add a tiny bit more crunch to the recipes, you can add in one fourth a cup of coconut sugar. This will give it a crunchy glaze and make it more of a treat than a snack. But you do you.
Bonus points… this granola makes your house smell UH-maze-ing.