Crunchy Granola

Store bought granola often has a lot of sugar, making it not so friendly to your blood glucose. This recipe cuts down on the sugar but not the flavor, using honey, cinnamon, and vanilla to make a sweet and tasty yogurt or oatmeal topper!

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Serves16 (1/4 cup each)
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  1. In a 1-quart saucepan, combine sugar, honey, oil, cinnamon and vanilla. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and mix in oats. Spread over the bottom of a lightly oiled baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350ºF for 10 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle almonds over the top and bake another 10 minutes until almonds are golden brown.
  5. Cool completely. Mix with raisins in a bowl and store in an airtight container.

Recipe Tips

Dates, dried cranberries, and chopped dried apricots can all be used in place of raisins in this recipe.

Sprinkle granola on top of yogurt or fruit, or eat plain with the milk of your choice.

Nutrition Facts
Crunchy Granola
Amount Per Serving (1/4 cup eachg)
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Potassium 151mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 7g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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