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Jun 13, 2016

Healthy Granola

Ingredients 

  • 4 cups organic oats
  • ½ cup slice almonds
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp of sea salt
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup safflower or peanut oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp of vanilla
  • ½ cup of raisins or dried cranberries
  • ½ cup flax seeds

Directions
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a bowl, mix the oats, almonds, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon. 
  • In a saucepan warm the oil and honey. Stir in vanilla. 
  • Pour liquid over oat mixture, stir.
  • Spread granola in a baking pan. Bake 40 minutes or until lightly brown, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Stir in ground flax seeds and raisins/cranberries.
  • Seal granola in air tight container and store at room temperature or freeze for 3 months.
Makes 9 cups (24 servings)
Nutritional facts: 186 calories, 1 g of saturated fat, 3 g of fiber and 4 g of protein.
This recipe is a great way to lower cholesterol, increase fiber intake and get your protein!