8 cups rolled oats
1 ½ cups wheat germ
1 ½ cups oat bran
1 cup unsalted, shelled sunflower seeds
1 cup finely chopped almonds, unsalted
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup maple syrup
¾ cups honey
1 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups dried fruit such as raisin, dried cranberries, etc.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 large baking sheets with aluminum foil.
- In a large bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, oat bran, sunflower seeds, almonds, pecans, and walnuts. In a saucepan over medium heat, stir together the salt, brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, oil, cinnamon and vanilla. Bring to a boil then pour over dry ingredients and stir to coat. Spread mixture out evenly on baking sheets.
- Bake 20 minutes , or until toasted. Stir once halfway through. Cool.
- Stir in dried fruit before storing in airtight container.
Makes 30 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving
Total Fat 19.8 grams
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrate 45 grams
Dietary Fiber 6 grams
Sodium 122 mg
Recipe contributed by Dean Medical Group Dietitian Shirley Shelley, MS, RD, CD.