Fruit-and-Nut Granola

Author: Canadian Living

This recipe from my sister Rochelle is now part of our breakfast repertoire. Enjoy it with milk or sprinkled over yogurt.

  • Portion size 25 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009

Ingredients

  • 3 cups large-flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecan
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped almond
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnut
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberry
  • 1/4 cup sour cherry
  • 1/4 cup raisin
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricot
  • 2 tablespoons hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

Method

1-   In large bowl, combine oats, pecans, cranberries, apricots, pumpkin seeds and flaxseeds. Sprinkle with oil, honey and salt; toss to coat.

2-
  Bake on parchment paper–lined or lightly greased rimmed baking sheet in 350°F (180°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack.

3-
  Stir in chocolate chips (if using). (Make ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per 2 tbsp (25 mL) : about

  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 61.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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