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Healthy eating: Maple almond granola







Maple almond granola

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

3/4 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons honey

2 cups oats

1/2 cup slivered almonds

1/4 cup chopped dried apricots

1/4 cup roasted and salted sunflower kernels

1/4 cup roasted and salted pumpkin seeds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper. Combine butter, maple syrup and honey in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until butter is melted, but not boiling. Remove from heat. Combine the remaining ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Pour in the butter mixture, and stir to combine. Spread onto the prepared cookie sheet, bake for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring after 7 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool. Enjoy as a snack or with yogurt and fresh fruit. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition information: calories 330; fat 15 g.; protein 8 g.; carbohydrate 7 g.; fiber 4 g.

Adapted from the Almond Board of California website.


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