Granola

This is a handy recipe to  have around!  It can be used as a tasty and crunchy topping (for a baked apple!) or as a healthy and handy snack.  And, it’s EASY to make!

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups of rolled oats
  • 1/2 Cup of spelt flour
  • 1/2 Cup of brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 3/4 Teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 3 Tablespoons of canola oil
  • 1/4 Cup applesauce
  • 3 Tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1/4 Cup of diced apricots
  • 1/4 Cup chopped pecans
  • 3 Tablespoons of flax seeds

Directions:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, toss the rolled oats, spelt flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, pecans and flax together.  In a separate bowl mix canola oil, applesauce and maple syrup.  Combine the two mixtures and stir well.

Spread the mixture on the baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.  Stir the granola.  Bake for 15 more minutes until dry.