From the White Lotus Kitchen

Beatrix's Famous Granola


Guests at White Lotus go crazy for Beatrix’s granola. On occasion they have been found hunting the kitchen cabinets late at night looking for her breakfast stash. The smell of home made granola sweetens your home with a fabulous, heart warming nostalgia. Be it the roasted oats, the mouthwatering nuts or the aromatic intoxication of cinnamon and maple, this recipe begins to tempt you long before you even eat it! Enjoy it as a healthy breakfast with almond, soy, rice, or real milk or yogurt. It is also sinful snack by the handful or a nurturing bedtime treat on cold winter nights… it’s all good.

5 cups organic rolled oats
3/4 - 1 cup light oil (i.e. grape seed oil)
1/2 cup each chopped or whole
    sunflower seeds
    cashews (or any other nuts you like)
coconut flakes
1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
3/4 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon salt

Mix all ingredients in a baking dish. Bake in a 300 degree oven, stirring frequently.
The granola is done when it is golden brown.
Let cool down before storing in airtight container.