Easy Flax Granola

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Make home-made granola on Sunday to enjoy all week. Flax is a wonderful source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fat, beneficial to coronary health and brain development. Substitute your favourite nut if desired, such as pecans or walnuts.

Tags: Intermediate, 35 mins, Breakfast, Brunch and Breads, Rice & Grains, President's Choice Blue Menu, Healthy Insider's Report 2012, Top of the charts 2012 , Healthy Insider’s Report 2013, Omega 3, High Fibre, Low in Saturated Fat
Serves: 6
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 5  minutes
Cooking time: 20  minutes
Total: 25 *  minutes
* Cool time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups (375 mL) PC Organics Quick Oats
1/2 cup (125 mL) flax seeds
1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced almonds
1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
1 tbsp (15 mL) liquid honey
1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Blue Menu Omega Oil
1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In bowl, stir together oats, flax seeds, almonds and cinnamon. In small bowl, stir together honey and oil; pour over dry ingredients and stir to coat. Pour onto prepared baking sheet, spreading in thin layer.
  3. Bake in centre of oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool completely. Use hands to break into small pieces. Stir in raisins. Store in airtight container.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:
370 calories
fat 14 g
omega-3 polyunsaturated fat 3.4 g
sodium 15 mg
carbohydrate 54 g
fibre 8 g
protein 8 g
High in Fibre
Low in saturated fat