Healthy eating: Cranberry pecan granola |

Healthy eating: Cranberry pecan granola

Cranberry pecan granola

• 3 cups oats

• 1 cup chopped pecans

• 1 cup dried cranberries

• 1/3 cup olive oil

• 1/3 cup honey

• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

• 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

• 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg

• 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine oats and pecans in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, combine honey, oil and spices. Warm over low heat, stirring frequently until mixture becomes thin. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Pour warm honey mixture over oats and pecans, toss to coat evenly. Spread mixture onto a baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 30 minutes. Gently flip with a spatula, add cranberries, and bake 10 to 12 minutes more until dry and evenly brown. Cool.

Serves 6, 1/3 cup servings

Calories: 221 Fat: 10 grams Carbohydrates: 29 grams Protein: 5 grams Fiber: 4 grams

Recipe provided by the Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center at Colorado State University

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