Submitted by Michelle Forrester
My friend and frugal living guru Dorothy gave me a recipe for home made granola and I am in love. Dorothy said making your own granola was easy and so much healthier than out of a box because you get to control how much sugar is in it. It is now my go to cold breakfast. Whether it’s with milk or yogurt and fresh fruit, I am in heaven and my tummy is happy until lunch.
Home Made Granola
Mix together in a large roaster:
4 ½ cups rolled oats
½ cup sunflower seeds
½ cup ground flax
½ cup sesame seeds
½ cup chopped walnuts
½ cup chopped almonds
½ cup pumpkin seeds
Mix in a small pan:
½ cup honey
½ cup olive oil
Stir together well while heating. Do not boil.
Pour hot mixture over dry and mix together well.
Bake @ 275 C for 1hr, stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool and store in airtight containers.
You could also leave the nuts whole and add some dried fruit after baking and it would make a great trail mix!