April 2016

April 2016


  • 2 Cups Rolled oats, large flake
  • ½ Cup All-purpose flour
  • ½ Cup Brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Ground ginger
  • 3 Tbsp Vegetable oil
  • ¼ Cup Orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp Maple syrup
  • ½ Cup Chopped almonds
  • ½ Cup Dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 3000F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil or spray with vegetable oil.
  2. Combine the oats, flour, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, oil, orange juice, maple syrup, and nuts into a large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour onto prepared baking sheet and place into preheated oven.
  4. After 15 minutes, remove tray from oven and stir with wooden spoon. Return to oven and bake for another 15-20 minutes (depending on desired level of darkness and crispiness).
  5. Remove from oven and add dried cranberries, stirring together with wooden spoon.
  6. Once cooled completely, store in airtight container in a dark and dry cupboard. Keeps for 1 month.

Registered Dietitian Tips:

  • This granola is incredibly versatile.
  • Turn into a balanced meal by adding plain yogurt and fruit.
  • Want it sweeter? Add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
  • For an extra protein kick, add more nuts to the recipe or serve as is with Greek style yogurt instead of regular.
  • For a quick, on the go snack, carry a small airtight bag of this in your backpack or purse. It’s a great snack for commuting because it’s dry, compact, and won’t spoil.


Servings: 6 Serving Size: ½ cup (125mL)
Total Calories 103
Carbohydrate (g) 17
Total Fat (g) 3.5
Protein (g) 2
Fiber (g) 1.5
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 30-35 min

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