Healthy Granola Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthy Granola recipe? Learn how to make Healthy Granola using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by chrisr8049

Makes 40 servings



Granola including Flax and Wheat Germ

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy Granola

10 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup milled flax seed
1/2 lb unsweetened dried shredded coconut
1 cup sesame seed
1 1/2 cups slivered almonds
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup brown sugar substitute (regular brown sugar can be used)
1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup sorghum (molases can be used but the sorghum produces a lighter flavor)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups dried cranberries

Recipe Directions for Healthy Granola

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl combine oats, wheat germ, flax seed, coconut, sesame seeds and nuts, mixing well.

  3. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar substitute or brown sugar, water, oil, honey, sorghum, salt, cinnamon and vanilla.

  4. Heat until thoroughly mixed; do not boil.

  5. Pour the syrup over dry ingredients and stir until coated well.

  6. Spread into five 13 x 9 inch jelly roll pans.

  7. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  8. For a crunchier texture, bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes.

  9. Cool mixture and add dried fruit.

  10. Store in airtight container in a cool dry place.

Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 109.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
229
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
118mg
5%
Potassium
176mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
23.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 11% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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