Make this easy granola on the weekend, then enjoy it for breakfast (as a cereal or in yogurt parfaits) and after-school snacks all week long.
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes
4 cups rolled oats
2 cups salted, skin-on peanuts
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup large-flake unsweetened coconut
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup safflower oil
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups golden raisins
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Set out two rimmed baking sheets.
- In a large bowl, combine the oats, peanuts, sesame seeds, coconut, and salt. Add the oil, honey, and vanilla extract and toss until all ingredients are coated.
- Transfer the mixture to the two baking sheets, using a spatula to distribute it evenly. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly golden. Allow to cool completely.
- Add the raisins to the cooled granola. Transfer the granola to an airtight container and store for up to a week.
Per serving: calories 247, fat 14 g, protein 6 g, carbohydrates 37 g, dietary fiber 5 g
Reprinted from KIWI Magazine