Brain Food Granola

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Brain Food Granola


  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 ½ cups oats
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons avocado (or coconut) oil
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon powder
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Toppings: coconut yogurt (with live cultures) and mixed berries


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. n a small pan, place the coconut oil, spices and honey on low heat. Stir well without letting it burn.
  3. In a large bowl mix all the other ingredients and toss in the liquid oil and spices mix. Mix thoroughly and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Place in the oven and roast for 30-45 minutes checking (and MIXING!) every 10 minutes to prevent the granola from burning
  5. Once it’s done, take it out and let it cool down. Store in a glass jar.
  6. Enjoy with yogurt and mixed berries.

Recipe courtesy of “This is Your Brain on Food “by Dr Uma Naidoo

Mary-Beth says: “Walnuts, almonds and seeds are rick in Omega 3 fatty acids which have been shown to improve anxiety. The oats are a good source to fiber to help balance your blood sugar and promote the growth of good gut bacteria. Happy gut, happy mood!”

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