grrrrRAWnola over raw blueberry yogurt (for yogurt recipe see the bottom of this recipe)
Base grrrrRAWnola Ingredients:
  • 1 cup raw oats
  • 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup dried golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried papaya
  • 1/4 cup dried pineapple
  • 1/4 cup coconut shavings
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds (optional)  
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • dashes of cinnamon (optional)
Raw Carmel Sauce Recipe here

Instructions for making the  grrrrRAWnola
  • Pre-soak all of your nuts. For proper soaking times of nuts click here.
  • Soak your raw oats for about 10-15 minutes in hot water. It will look a little like oatmeal, but much coarser.
  • Rinse the pre-soaked nuts.
  • Chop the nuts (optional-see tip below).
  • Put all of the nuts, oats, seeds and dried fruit into a bowl.
  • Pour with your carmel sauce.
  • Stir thoroughly.
  • Add the vanilla extract and cinnamon (optional).
  • Let it sit in the fridge for at least an hour. I do this so the sweetness will have an opportunity to marinate throughout, prior to dehydrating.
  • Stir again.
  • Clump into pieces on your dehydrator.
  • If you make bars...don't clump it...spread it out and half way through the dehydrating process slice them into desired pieces.
The clustered grrrrRAWnola is just the right size!
This what the bars will look like...I love them as great on-the-go snacks!
And they go with my favorite snack...Gala Apples!
(a) Chop the larger nuts, should you choose...I typically don't chop them, because I like the bulky nuts and the way they clump and hold everything together. If you choose, however, to turn this into grrrRAWnola bars...then I highly recommend chopping the nuts, as I did in the pic below.
(b) Dehydration time may vary, but I dehydrated mine on 110 degrees for 1 day. Then for the second day I dehydrated it on 95 degrees. Again, dehydration time may vary, feel free to do a taste test to determine time length for un-cooking.
(c) If you choose not to make the carmel sauce. A nice sticky sweet substitute is honey or raw blue agave. Try using about 1/4-1/2 cup stirring it in with a little warm water.
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