Flaxseed Granola

Flaxseed GranolaI have yogurt and fruit for breakfast everyday.  Yogurt always needs a little crunch, but most granolas from the market are loaded with sugar.  So I typically end up crumbling a healthy cereal over my yogurt, while still wishing I had a little granola to add.  I decided to create a healthy homemade granola using Whole Living as my guide.

Flaxseed Granola
Ingredients:
1 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup flaxseeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup pepitas
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 large egg white
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup honey
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup dried cranberries
cooking spray

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.  Combine oats, walnuts, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, pepitas and cinnamon in a large bowl.  In a small bowl whisk egg white with salt until light and frothy.  Drizzle honey and olive oil into egg white.  Mix egg and honey mixture into oats and seeds and stir together until combined.  Coat a rimmed baking dish with cooking spray and spread granola out evenly on the greased baking dish.  Bake for 15 minutes, stirring half way through.  Let cool and and stir in dried cranberries.

Flaxseed Granola

Flaxseed Granola

Flaxseed Granola

Flaxseed Granola

Flaxseed Granola

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “Flaxseed Granola

  1. Pingback: Chai Oatmeal | Life à la Mode

Share your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s