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Katrine van Wyk

Updated: 11/04/2021

Packed with protein and healthy fats, a little goes a long way.

The real-food ingredients in this hearty granola boost your stamina along with your overall glow. Collagen peptides provide protein, while calming ashwagandha supports your mood, no matter what life throws at you. Use as a topping for yogurt, smoothies — or simply eat it as a snack.

Adaptogenic Nut Granola

Makes 3 cups (12 servings)


  • 1 cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp collagen peptides
  • 1 tsp ashwagandha
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Farhenheit.
  2. Toss all nuts, seeds and coconut together in the bowl.
  3. Add the salt, cinnamon, collagen and ashwagandha and mix well.
  4. Drizzle with the coconut oil and maple syrup and mix well.
  5. Spread the granola mixture on a baking sheet and place in the oven.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, tossing the mixture every 10 minutes.
  7. Remove granola from the oven and let cool before transferring to an airtight jar.

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