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Homemade Granola with Wheat Germ

Homemade Granola with Wheat Germ

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (62g)
Servings Per Recipe: 9
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 250
Calories From Fat 90
  • % Daily Value
  • Total Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 20mg 1%
  • Potassium 140mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
  • Sugars 15g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 4% Iron 10%
  • Vitamin E 20% Thiamin 8%
  • Folate 15% Phosphorus 8%
  • Magnesium 10% Zinc 8%

Once you make this delicious homemade granola, you'll have a hard time going back to boxed versions. Wheat germ is a perfect addition, boosting protein and adding nutrition and great flavor.

Makes 9 Servings

2 cups old-fashioned oats

3/4 cup Kretschmer Original Toasted Wheat Germ

2 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup dry-roasted salted almonds, coarsely chopped

1 tablespoon orange zest

3 tablespoons canola oil

1/4 cup real maple syrup

1/2 cup chopped dried unsweetened mango

1/2 cup chopped dried cherries

Preheat oven to 300° F. Line large sheet pan (with sides) with parchment paper. In medium bowl, mix oats, wheat germ, pumpkin seeds, almonds and orange zest. Stir in canola oil and maple syrup.

Spread mixture evenly on sheet pan and bake for 30 minutes. Stir in mango and cherries and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Remove pan from oven and let granola cool and harden before serving. Store in an airtight container.