Power Granola

Power Granola Recipe
Keep this nutrient-packed homemade granola on hand for a quick-fix breakfast or for snacking.  Munch on it dry, add milk,  or stir it into yogurt. 
About 4 3/4 cups (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

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2 cups regular oats
1/3 cup ground flaxseed
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup chopped slivered almonds
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cooking spray
1/3 cup dried cranberries

Preparation

Preheat oven to 300°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl.

Combine orange juice, honey, and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat just until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in oil and vanilla.

Pour honey mixture over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Spread mixture in a thin layer onto a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 10 minutes; stir well. Bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Spoon granola into a bowl; stir in dried cranberries. Cool completely.

Note: Store completely cooled granola in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 196
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 6.8 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 3.3 g
Protein 4.1 g
Carbohydrate 32.5 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 38 mg