Michelle LeBlanc, chef/owner, Chinched Bistro, St John’s, NL
This tasty snack is high in protein and calories and can be enjoyed at any time. It can be made ahead of time, stored and eaten later.
|5 cups||quick-cooking oats
|5 cups||traditional rolled oats
|2 1/2 cups||mixed nuts||625 mL|
|2 1/2 cups
||seeds (sunflower, sesame, pumpkin, poppy)
||wheat germ (optional)
|1 1/2 cups
||mixed dried fruit
Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).
In a large bowl, mix to combine the oats, nuts, seeds and wheat germ. In a medium saucepan, combine the juice, cinnamon, salt, brown sugar, corn syrup and oil. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour the hot liquid over the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
Spread the mixture over 2 large baking sheets and bake for 30 minutes. Check every 10 minutes and stir to ensure even cooking. Once the granola is golden brown, add the dried fruit and bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.
Cool and store in airtight bags or containers.
Makes 14 cups
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