Serve this for breakfast with low-fat milk, or send it along as a healthful snack in
children’s lunch boxes.
Makes 6 servings
4 1/2 ounces old-fashioned rolled oats
1 ounce sliced almonds
3 tablespoons wheat germ
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons raisins
Preheat oven to 300o F.
In large bowl, combine oats, almonds and wheat germ; set aside. In small bowl,
combine honey, oil, 1 tablespoon water and the cinnamon; stir until well combined.
Pour liquid over oat mixture; with fingers, toss gently until completely coated.
Spread granola in even layer on nonstick baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally,
until golden brown, 20-25 minutes. Add raisins and cool. Store in airtight container
for up to 1 month.
SERVING (1/2 CUP) PROVIDES: 1 1/2 Fats, 3/4 Fruit, 1 1/2 Breads, 75 Optional
Calories; 7 grams Fat, 3 grams Fiber.
PER SERVING: 207 Calories, 7 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 3 mg
Sodium, 32 g Total Carbohydrate, 3 g Dietary Fiber, 6 g Protein, 35 mg Calcium