I use this recipe on hikes, as sustaining fuel before long runs, or as a portable snack when traveling. The cherries help sore muscles heal and provide a nice tart bite to counter some of the sweetness. Enjoy!
Tropical Cherry Buckwheat Granola
â…“ cup maple syrup
Â¼ cup agave nectar
2Â½ cups toasted buckwheat groats (kasha)
Â½ cup finely shredded coconut
Â½ cup slivered almonds
â…“ cup raw pumpkin seeds
â…“ cup raisins or date pieces
â…“ cup dried tart cherries
Â¼ cup dried mango, diced
Preheat oven to 325Â°F.
Whisk together maple syrup and agave. Add kasha, finely shredded coconut, and almonds. Toss to coat. Spread in a thin layer on a baking sheet. Toast mixture for 20 minutes, tossing halfway through. Remove from oven and cool. Toss with remaining ingredients. Store in an airtight container.
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