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Tastes of Hawaii Recipe – Tropical Beverage & Coconut Almond Granola From Kauai's Old Plantation Days

Week 22—Tropical Morning Beverage and Coconut Almond Granola! A tropical Sunday morning brunch favorite!

Tropical Beverage Recipe

  • 2 cups orange juice, chilled
  • 2 cups dry white wine or champagne, chilled
  • ½ cup orange flavored liqueur
  • Orange slices and strawberry slices

Directions

Combine orange juice, white wine, and orange flavored liqueur in a pitcher; blend well. Serve in ice filled wine glasses. Garnish with orange slices and strawberries. Makes 6 (6 oz.) servings.

Coconut Almond Granola Recipe

  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all above ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss together until evenly combined. Lightly brush a rimmed baking sheet with oil. Spread granola mixture in a 1/4 – 1/2 inch-thick layer on baking sheet. Bake for 45-60 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes until golden brown. Can also be used as a topping on yogurt or ice cream!

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Lucy

January 12, 2012

This granola is both healthy and affordable to make yourself. Try it and you’ll never by a box of granola again! Enjoy the granola and a Hawaiian tropical drink as you remember your travels to Hawaii. Enjoy. Lucy

Lucy

January 12, 2012

This granola is both healthy and affordable to make yourself. Try it and you’ll never by a box of granola again! Enjoy the granola and a Hawaiian tropical drink as you remember your travels to Hawaii. Enjoy. Lucy

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