Recipe courtesy of Michael Lomonaco

Homemade Granola

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 9 cups
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Ingredients

1 cup water

1/2 cup canola oil

1/2 cup pineapple juice

1 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups rolled oats

1 cup wheat germ

1/2 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup chopped almonds

1 cup raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine liquids in a large pot and heat but do not boil.
  3. Mix the oats, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, walnuts, and almonds in a large bowl and slowly pour the dry mix into the hot liquid. Stir with a large spoon to combine well and then pour the mixture into a large roasting pan and place in the oven. Toast the mixture for 1 hour, stirring often to prevent burning.
  4. Remove from the oven and add the raisins. Allow to cool throughly before transferring to an airtight storage container. This will keep for 4 weeks when properly stored.

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