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Homemade Low Fat Granola

EAT, snacks By December 1, 2007 Tags: , , , , , 2 Comments

Homemade lowfat granolaSeeing as we are moving into the season of eating, here is a recipe that is not only delicious but also nutritious and low fat with no added sugar. Homemade low fat granola is a great way to start your day and perfect for a mid day munch!

You will need:

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups mixed nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ cup warm water
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups dried fruit (cranberries, apricots, mango, rasins)

Preheat oven to 300.
Lightly pam or grease cookie sheet.
In a large bowl mix oats, nuts spices together.
In a small bowl mix water, syrup and vanilla together
Pour wet into dry and mix with hands until clumpy.
Pour onto pan and bake turning every 20 mins.
Bake aprox 1 hour or until crunchy

Photo credit: Flickr, Stacy Spensley