Canola Granola

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Canola Granola

If granola is good, homemade granola is the best. You can add chopped apple, chopped dates, raisins or other fruits or nuts according to preference.

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  • 12Servings

Ingredients

  • Canola oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups rolled oats (500 ml)
  • 1/3 cup wheat germ (75 ml)
  • 1/2 cup (2-ounces/55 g) almond slices (125 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (10 ml)
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) plus 1/8 teaspoon(0.5 ml) salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup canola oil (60 ml)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (60 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk (15 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (10 ml)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 300 F (150 C). 

2. Coat a baking sheet with canola oil cooking spray.

3. Combine oats, wheat germ, almonds, cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt in a large bowl. Add canola oil, syrup, milk, and vanilla, stirring constantly.

4. Spread mixture on a baking sheet in a layer about 1/4-inch thick. Bake 25-30 minutes until browned, stirring two or three times during cooking while breaking up large pieces.

5. Remove from oven, sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/8 teaspoon (0.5 ml) salt, cherries, and zest. 

6. Cool completely. 

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Source: canolainfo.org