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Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Granola

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup flax seed
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup dried cranberries, (optional dried cherries, apricots or raisins)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, gently mix the oats, pumpkin seeds, flax, sesame and cinnamon. To this mixture add the honey, syrup, oil, and vanilla and stir until well-combined.
  3. Spread the mixture on the baking sheets and cook for 60 -75 minutes. To achieve and even color on the granola while baking, stir every 15 minutes.
  4. Remove granola and allow to cool before adding the dried cranberries. Store in an air-tight container.

Yields: 16-18 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories: 189

Total Fat: 9.8 g
Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 5 mg
Carbohydrates: 20.8 g
Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
Sugars: 8.2 g
Protein: 5.4 g

SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6

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