Flax Granola

 Source: Flax Granola, Healthyflax.org

Source: Flax Granola, Healthyflax.org

This granola is simple and delicious! Use it to complete your breakfast or as a snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) large flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) fine unsweetened coconut 
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole flaxseed 
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) canola oil
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300º F (150°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix oats, ground flaxseed, coconut, whole flax seed, almonds, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix together milk, canola oil and honey. Pour over dry mixture, mixing well until evenly moistened.
  4. Press mixture onto a baking sheet and bake 20-30 minutes until oats are crisp and golden. Remove from oven and let cool before breaking into pieces.
  5. Store in airtight containers or plastic bags for up to 1-2 weeks.

Cooks Note: Serve in small bowls with cold or warmed milk or sprinkle over yogurt, fresh fruit or berries.

 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 8 servings.

SERVING SIZE: 1/3 cup (75 mL). Each serving contains 1 1/2 Tbsp (20 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 110
Total Fat 26 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Fiber 6 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 6 g
Sodium 80 mg
Potassium 161 mg