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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 360.7
  • Total Fat: 22.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 261.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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Granola

Submitted by: KIMBERB1968


Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    3 cups rolled oats
    1 1/2 cups nuts and seeds of your choice -- for example, almonds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, flaxseeds, etc.)
    1/2 cup apple juice (Be sure to pick an apple juice with no added sugars or other ingredients. If you happen to have a juicer, freshly squeezed apple juice is amazing for this recipe)
    1/2 cup honey -- or maple syrup for a vegan version
    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    1 teaspoon fine sea salt

    Optional: 1 cup mixed dried fruit. This is a great addition if you aren't planning to eat this granola with fresh fruit. You can use such fruits as raisins, dried currants, dried cherries, dried apricots, chopped dried mango, chopped dried apples, and anything else you enjoy. Simply add the mixed dried fruit at the end, after the granola has completely cooled.

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 F.

In a large bowl, combine the oats with the nuts and seeds.

In a small sauce pan, combine the apple juice, honey, oil, vanilla, and spices. Heat on a very low heat just until the honey has softened and everything is well combined. Remove from heat. Pour the mixture over the oats and nuts and stir until well combined.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the mixture in a single thin layer over the sheet. Make sure that it is just one layer -- if there is too much piled onto the baking sheet, the granola won't be able to get crunchy.

Bake for 30-40 minutes total, stirring every 12-15 minutes to make sure it all browns evenly. When the granola is an even golden brown, remove from the oven and let cool completely.


Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KIMBERB1968.





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