Healthy Recipe: Extreme Granola

Healthy Recipe: Extreme Granola

4 cups    rolled oats  
1 cup    canola oil  
1/2 cup    wheat germ  
1 cup    honey  
1/2 cup    oat bran  
1 cup    maple syrup  
1/2 cup    wheat bran  
1 cup    molasses  
1 Tbs    cinnamon  
3 Tbs    vanilla extract  
1 cup    walnuts  
1 cup    pecans  
1 cup    slivered almonds  
2 tsp    salt  
1/4 cup    shredded coconut  
1/4 cup    dates  
1/4 cup    dried cranberries  
1/4 cup    raisins  
1/2 cup    banana chips  
1 Preheat oven to 350°
2 In a large mixing bowl combine oats, wheat germ, oar bran, wheat bran, cinnamon, salt and nuts. Mix thoroughly then spread evenly on a large sheet pan. Place in the oven and toast for 20 minutes, stirring half way through.
3 Remove from the oven and place back in the mixing bowl and add oil, honey, maple syrup, molasses and vanilla. Mix until everything is well coated. Spread the mixture evenly back on the sheet pan and place back in the oven for 20 minutes, stirring half way through.
4 Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Place the mixture in a clean mixing bowl. Add all of the fruit and stir to combined.

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Ben Bruno

Ben is a fitness evangelist. Originally from California, Ben makes his home in Lake Elmo, Minnesota where he operates his studio, B2 Fitness Consulting. Ben is a highly accomplished runner, triathlete, cyclist, martial artist, Yoga expert and Chef. As a Certified Personal Trainer, Ben enjoys helping people eat healthy and attain their utmost fitness potential.



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