The ancient grain amaranth adds fiber and protein to this simple granola while lending a nutty flavor. Serve with yogurt and fresh berries for a delicious breakfast.
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup rye flakes
- 1/2 cup amaranth grain
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 1 cup dried cranberries
Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, whisk together honey, oil and vanilla. Stir in oats, rye flakes, amaranth and almonds until evenly coated. Spread on the prepared baking sheet. Bake about 30 minutes or until golden. Stir in cranberries and let cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
Per serving: 1/2 cup, 250 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 42g carbohydrates (6g dietary fiber, 17g sugar), 6g protein.
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