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healthy homemade granola

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Nutritious & delicious, this is great to start your day! Enjoy it as a cereal, sprinkle it over yogurt or ice cream.

yield 8 1/2 cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For healthy homemade granola

  • 3 c
    rolled oats
  • 1/2 c
    sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 c
    pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 c
    slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tsp
    fleur de sel
  • 3/4 c
    good quality maple syrup
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, such as demerara
  • 1/4 c
    coconut oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    dried raisins
  • 1/4 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    dried blueberries

How To Make healthy homemade granola

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 300ºF and line two large baking sheets with foil. In a large bowl, combine oats, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, coconut flakes, walnuts, almonds and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large pot over medium heat, add oil, brown sugar and syrup. Stir well and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until hot but not boiling. Pour over dry ingredients and stir, using a spatula, until well coated.
  • 3
    Divide mixture onto prepared baking sheets and spread evenly. Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring often (mix from the outside in).
  • 4
    Remove from heat, cool off a little and transfer to a large bowl. Add dried fruit and mix well. Cool completely before transferring into an airtight container. Makes 8 ½ cups
  • 5
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