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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 192.9
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 84.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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Reasonable Home Made Granola

Submitted by: REASONABLEDIET

Introduction

Making attempt to get granola under 200 calories per 1/2 cup. This is a good recipe with plenty of flavor, even while cutting down on the fat and nuts. I added the flax seed in the last 10 minutes of baking, as I have read that heat destroys the nutritional value. Eliminating the flax seed would save 23 calories per 1/2 cup. Eliminating the coconut would save 16 calories per 1/2 cup. Adding another 1/2 cup nuts would add approximately 20 calories per 1/2 cup. You can use any dried fruit equal to 1.5 cups for the same calories. Bake on two pans, but watch for too much browning if you leave it too close to a heat source. Try to get both pans near the middle of the oven and switch from top to bottom rack when you take it out to stir. Making attempt to get granola under 200 calories per 1/2 cup. This is a good recipe with plenty of flavor, even while cutting down on the fat and nuts. I added the flax seed in the last 10 minutes of baking, as I have read that heat destroys the nutritional value. Eliminating the flax seed would save 23 calories per 1/2 cup. Eliminating the coconut would save 16 calories per 1/2 cup. Adding another 1/2 cup nuts would add approximately 20 calories per 1/2 cup. You can use any dried fruit equal to 1.5 cups for the same calories. Bake on two pans, but watch for too much browning if you leave it too close to a heat source. Try to get both pans near the middle of the oven and switch from top to bottom rack when you take it out to stir.
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    8 cups rolled oats (not instant or quick cooking)
    1/2 stick butter, unsalted
    1/2 cup maple syrup
    4 packages stevia no calorie sweetener
    1.5 tsp. vanilla
    1.5 tsp. cinnamon
    .25 tsp. cardamom
    .5 tsp. salt
    3 Tbls. cranberry juice concentrate from frozen
    .5 cup chopped walnuts (or other nuts)
    .5 c organic unsweetened coconut
    2 egg whites
    .5 cup chopped dried cranberries (or other dried fruit)
    .5 cup chopped dried cherries (or other dried fruit)
    .25 cup chopped dried figs (or other dried fruit)
    .25 cup chopped raisins


Directions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Makes 20 1/2 cup servings.
Put oatmeal in large mixing bowl.
Combine melted butter, stevia, spices, vanilla, cranberry juice, salt.
Add in eggs whites and stir briskly.
Stir the wet ingredients into the oatmeal.
Distribute on two baking pans and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, add nuts and coconut, stir and place back in oven.
Cook for 10 minutes, remove and stir and add flax seed.
Cook for 10 minutes, remove from oven.
Add chopped finely chopped dried fruit. Cool.



Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REASONABLEDIET.






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