Healthy Granola with Fruit and Nuts

Hello and Welcome to Djalali Cooks! We are lightening things up a bit today. Whole grain granola with plain yogurt and honey is one of my favorite light meals to have any time of day. I am always disheartened by how much sugar is in the store-bought varieties, so I never buy it at the grocery store. When the craving for granola struck, I decided to take matters into my own hands and make my own. Let’s get to it! The best part about making granola yourself is that you can put in exactly what you like. I like my granola to be lightly sweet, with some hints of salt; plenty of toasty crunch and sour/sweet chewiness. Sweetened with pure maple syrup, this is a flavorful granola with tons of texture. I have roasted, salted pepitas; dried sour cherries, dried cranberries and dried blueberries. Pecan pieces and slivered almonds add a great amount of crunch and toasty flavor. Cinnamon and vanilla warm it up a bit and altogether, this is a very satisfying granola. Let’s Make Some Healthy Granola! Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees and line a half sheet tray with parchment. Then, add the nuts and … Continue reading Healthy Granola with Fruit and Nuts