This recipe would not be approved by my brother, who is not the “healthy food” kind of guy – you wont find him eating salads, or anything that looks kind of healthy.
In this granola recipe, there is no fat, but there is sugar, which is a must for the flavor. This in not low calorie recipe, but it is an excellent snack. It goes especially well with yogurt (low fat, just to make you feel good).
Ingredients/ adapted from Phyllis Glazer (makes about 6 cups):
3 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup coarsely chopped almonds
1/2 cup chopped Brazil nuts
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon dark molasses
1/2 cup hot water
A dash of cinnamon
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 180 degrees c. line the oven baking tray with wax paper.
In a big bowl mix the oats, sesame, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, almonds, brazil nuts, and the light brown sugar. Spread evenly on the tray and bake for 15 minutes.
In a little bowl mix the honey, molasses and hot water. Pour over all the ingredient in the baking tray, mix until everything blend, and bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Take out from the oven and let cool.
Add the dried cranberries and raisins. Mix well.
Keep in an airtight container, about 2-3 weeks.Naama