Monday, June 11, 2012

Almond Crunch Granola



Since we have been searching for healthy snack substitutes that we will actually enjoy, I was thrilled to find this awesome recipe for granola.  




Description 
This granola is packed with good ingredients, well as vitamin E. It's also low in sodium. Eat a handful or sprinkle it on berries or yogurt.


Serves 
12


Notes, Tips & Suggestions 
*To toast almonds: Spread almonds in a single layer in shallow pan. Place in cold oven, toast at 350 ° F, 9-11 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted. Cool on counter.





Ingredients
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted*
  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats (either old-fashioned or quick cooking)
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup almond or vegetable oil
Preparation 
    1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine toasted almonds with oats, coconut and cinnamon.
    2. Whisk honey with oil and drizzle over almond-oat mixture, tossing to mix well.
    3. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven, loosen with spatula and cool.

4 comments:

Joyce Lansky said...

That actually looks good. I might leave out the coconut though.

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Gina Alfani said...

Can't wait to try this out Joyce! I was thinking of adding more coconut, but it is one of my favorite things!

Hope your recovery is going well :)

Best Business Brands said...

Homemade granola, with toasted almonds, coconut, and oats, is perfect for sprinkling on yogurt or just snacking on by the handful.

Gina Alfani said...

I love the idea of using it as a garnish :))

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