Homemade Granola is sweetly satisfying

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granolaHomemade Granola is typically lower in fat and sugar than store-bought stuff.  Feel more comfortable, and make it at home!

Homemade Granola – Feel Comforted

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup almonds, chopped or sliced
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup raisins
  • Optional:  1 tbsp milled flax, 1 tbsp wheat germ, 2 tbsp unsweetened coconut and/or 2 tbsp cocoa nibs/1 chopped, unsweetened cocoa square

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F.

Coat a baking sheet with a thin layer of olive oil or cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the raisins. Toss until well coated. Spread the mixture on the baking sheet.  Bake for 10 minutes, stirring half way through.

After baking, let the granola set on the tray for 15 minutes.  Add the raisins and store in an airtight container.

Serve as a dry snack, or over yogurt or milk.