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Recipe

Healthy Granola

I love home made granola, you can change the flavor to your liking and it is a great snack on its own or with ayogurt.

Times

  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min
  • Ready Time : 30 min

Servings

16 servings s

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup nuts of choice (slivered almonds, chopped walnuts)
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup shelled hemp seed (or flaxseed)
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried fruit (raisins, craisins, cherries, apricots)

Directions

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 375 F. In a large bowl, combine oats, nuts, wheat germ and hemp seeds.
2 In a small pot slowly heat brown sugar, maple syrup, oil, salt, cinnamon and vanilla together. Heat until sugar is dissolved.
3 Pour over oat mixture and mix well. Lay granola on a large sheet pan. Sprinkle with a little water and smush handfuls with your hands.
4 Cook for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through. Remove from oven and transfer to a bowl, add dried fruit and store in an airtight container.
5 Nutrition Information per 1/2 cup: 200 calories, 10 g fat, 26 g carbohydrate, 4.8 g protein

Special instructions

I love home made granola, you can change the flavor to your liking and it is a great snack on its own or with ayogurt.

About Tamar Genger MA, RD

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Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!

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