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Homemade Granola

Homemade GranolaA homemade granola like this is nice with just milk or to use as a topping on yogurt!

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C). Prepare a baking sheet by spraying with canola cooking spray.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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