Homemade Granola

Makes 6 cups


4 cups rolled oats (not quick cooking)

1 cup sliced almonds

1/4 cup unsalted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds) or shelled sunflower seeds

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons canola oil

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup dried fruit (such as cherries, cranberries, raisins, or currants)


Heat oven to 350° F.  In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, and pepitas and stir to coat with the maple syrup, oil and salt.  Bake until golden and crisp, 25 to 30 minutes, tossing once halfway through baking time.  Add the dry fruit; toss to combine and let cool.  Store for up to three weeks in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.

Nutritional Information:*

per serving (1/4 cup) :  114 calories; 18 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams fat; 2 grams protein; 2 grams fiber

*These calculations are for educational purposes only and can vary according to a particular brands product formulation.  Check labels for more information and follow the advice of your healthcare provider.

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