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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 208.3
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Granola - Crunchy and low calorie

Submitted by: SHELBSYD
Granola - Crunchy and low calorie

Introduction

This is so crunchy, easy and so yummy, perfect on yogurt, ice cream or by it's self. It will be hard to stick to a half cup serving!! This is so crunchy, easy and so yummy, perfect on yogurt, ice cream or by it's self. It will be hard to stick to a half cup serving!!
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
    1 cup unsweetened coconut chips, (see Ingredient Note) or flakes
    1/2 cup sliced almonds
    1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
    1/3 cup unsalted pumpkin seed
    2Tbsp of ground Flax
    1/2 cup pure maple syrup or Agave Nectar or Honey
    1/2 cup water
    1/4 cup canola oil
    1/2 cup dried cranberries

    Optional:
    Sprinkle of cinnamon
    A splash of vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 275F.

Combine oats, coconut, almonds, pecans,sugar, pumpkin seeds and flax in a large bowl.

Combine syrup, water and oil (optional vanilla Extract)in a medium bowl or large measuring cup and pour over the oat mixture; stir until well combined.

Spread the mixture into a large (12-by-15-inch) roasting pan or large rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from the oven, stir, and continue baking until golden brown and beginning to crisp, about 30 minutes more.

Stir in cranberries. Let cool completely before storing.

Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Ingredient note: Large thin flakes of dried coconut called coconut chips make attractive garnishes. Find them in the produce section of large supermarkets or at melissas.com.

Makes 18 - 1/2 cup servings.



Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELBSYD.






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