Mountain Peak Granola

This is not only a great jump-start breakfast when served with milk or yogurt, but also a great snack on the trail or in the office.

Yield:

14 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 141
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 26.7 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

3 cups regular oats
2 cups puffed-wheat cereal
1/2 cup wheat bran
2 tablespoons slivered almonds
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries or raisins

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

3. Combine applesauce, honey, oil, cinnamon, and ginger in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until honey melts, stirring occasionally.

4. Pour applesauce mixture over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Place mixture in a jelly roll pan, and bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Gently stir granola; bake an additional 15 minutes or until dry. Cool; stir in apricots and cranberries. Store in an airtight container.

carbo rating: 23

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005