A homemade granola like this is nice with just milk or to use as a topping on yogurt!
Canola cooking spray
2 cups slow-cooking rolled (old-fashioned) oats
1/2 cup wheat germ
3/4 cup finely flaked coconut
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 cup canola oil
1/3 cup honey
- Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C). Prepare a baking sheet by spraying with canola cooking spray.
- Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl; oats, wheat germ, coconut, seeds and salt. Add milk, canola oil and honey, stirring constantly. Spread on the baking sheet about 1/4-inch thick.
- Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until browned, stirring two or three times during cooking. Cool and store in tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
- Serve as a cereal with milk and fruit or eat by the handfuls as a snack.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 262; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 20g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 84mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.