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Thyroid Nourishing Granola - a good source of Zinc, Selenium and Iodine

The thyroid gland needs some basic nutrients to function well. Zinc, Selenium and Iodine are all crucial for a healthy thyroid gland. This recipe is not only delicious, but it is a great source of thyroid supporting minerals as well. Enjoy!  Ingredients 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes2 cups slivered raw almonds1 1/4 cup raw pecans1 cup raw walnuts1 cup raw Brazil nuts (high in Selenium)3 Tbsp chia seeds1 Tbsp flaxseed meal1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon ⅓ c + 2 Tbsp honey1/4 iodized salt (source of iodine)2 Tbsp dulse flakes (source of iodine)3 Tbsp coconut oil1/4 cup dried blueberries 1/4 cup roasted unsalted pumpkin seeds (rich source of zinc) Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (162 C) and position...

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