Whole Grain Granola

Whole Grain Granola

(10 servings)    Printable Version
  • 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup millet
  • 3/4 cup oat bran
  • 3/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown rice syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup raw almonds or hazelnuts - coarsely chopped
  • 1 cups dried cherries or raisins or other dried fruit
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix together the oats, nuts, millet, oat bran, wheat germ, brown sugar and cinnamon.

In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the apple juice, maple syrup, brown rice syrup vanilla and canola oil.

Add the wet ingredient to the dry ingredients and mix until well-combined. Fold in nuts. Mixture should be a little clumpy.

Spread mixture evenly over a very large parchment-lined large baking sheet (or two medium-sized baking sheets).

Bake for 45 minutes to an hour - stirring every 15 minute - until granola is just golden brown. Remove from oven and stir in dried fruit.

Store granola in an airtight container for up to a week.

This is a healthy granola that can be easily modified to fit your tastes and the ingredients you have available.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Angela for this recipe.

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