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Granola Time!

I made granola today. Turned out pretty well, so I figured I’d share how to make this one with you. Granola is a great alternative to, say, oatmeal this time of year. Just plunk it in some yogurt and you’re good to go. This granola is loose – it is not particularly clumped, as would be granola you buy in the store. I also bake in batch (so I have tons left for the week) but just cut the recipe if you want a little less.

What you’ll need:

Dry

1kg of raw oats. These should not be minute oats. Today I used oats with flax mixed in.

1 cup pumpkin seeds, raw

1 1/2 cup almonds, chopped loosely

Wet

1/2 cup natural peanut butter

1/3 cup molasses

1/3 cup oil

1/3 cup egg white

Other

1 cup raisins

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Mix the nuts with the oats in a large bowl.

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3. Whisk together the wet ingredients.

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3. Pour the wet ingredients in the dry, and hand mix until the oats are evenly coated.

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4. Bake on lined cookie sheets for approximately 1 hour, or until golden brown, turning every twenty minutes.

5. Allow granola to cool, and mix in raisins.

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6.  Show off to internet how skilled you are. Enjoy!

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