Snacking Granola Recipe
Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Snacking granola contains rolled oats, wheat germ, unsweetened coconut and dry roasted sunflower seeds. Mix with light brown sugar, ground cinnamon, slivered almonds and dried mixed fruits.
Refrigerated butter-flavored cooking spray
4 cups rolled oats
1 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
2 tablespoons dry roasted sunflower seeds
3 tablespoons reduced fat margarine
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
3/4 cup diced dried mixed fruit
Preheat oven to 300-degrees. Lightly coat a large baking pan with cooking spray. Combine oats, wheat germ, coconut, and sunflower seeds.
Melt margarine in a small saucepan and stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir until sugar dissolves. Pour over oat mixture and stir in almonds. Spread mixture over the bottom of the prepared pan and bake, stirring frequently, for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown.
Remove from oven and let cool. Stir in dried fruit and store in jar with tight-fitting lid until ready to serve.
Recipe makes 24 servings
Serving size: 1/3-cup each
Calories: 113; Total Fat: >2g; Saturated Fat: 0.4g; Carbohydrates: 17g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 23mg; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 4g
Calories from fat: 23 percent; Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate, 3 fat