PALM SPRINGS STYLE GRANOLA
Makes about 9 cups
6 cups rolled oats
2 cups raw sliced or slivered almonds
1 cup dried unsweetened coconut
1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste
Generous dash of sea salt
½ cup maple syrup
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup of coconut oil
1 cup dates, chopped and pitted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine oats, nuts and seeds, coconut, cinnamon, and salt.
On the stove in a small pot combine the sweetener and oil and bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat and add to the oat mixture.
Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and put in oven. Bake for 30 minutes or a little longer, stirring frequently. Be careful the edges do not burn.
Remove from oven and add the dates. Cool. Store in a sealed container.