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Power-Packed Almond Maple Granola

Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup roasted and salted sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup roasted and salted pumpkin seeds

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper. Combine butter, maple syrup and honey in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until butter is melted, but not boiling. Remove from heat.

    Combine the remaining ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Pour in the butter mixture, and stir to combine. Spread onto the prepared cookie sheet, bake for 12 to15 minutes, stirring after 7 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool. Enjoy as a snack or with yogurt and fresh fruit. Store in an airtight container.

    Nutrition information per serving for 8 servings:
    Calories 330, Cholesterol 10 mg, Total Fat 15 g, Fiber 4 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Calcium 59 mg, Monounsaturated Fat 5 g, Magnesium 99 mg, Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g, Potassium 370 mg, Carbohydrate 7 g, Sodium 60 mg, Protein 8 g, Vitamin E 4 mg*

    * Total Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents