Healthy Waist-Busting Granola
Dr. Marie Savard's Recipe for Delicious Homemade Granola
Want to kick-start a healthy new year? "GMA" medical contributor Dr. Marie Savard shares easy ways to improve your health.
Mix dry ingredients in any amounts in a large roasting pan or two cookie sheets. You can experiment with proportions but oats should take up most of the mix.
Mix together last three ingredients in a two-cup glass Pyrex bowl and heat in microwave at 50 percent power until hot and able to stir, about 3 minutes.
Pour above liquid into roasting pan with dry ingredients and mix well.
Bake at 325 degrees for about 20-30 minutes until lightly toasted.
After mixture cools, add dried cranberries, raisins or any small or cut-up dried fruit such as cherries or figs.
Cool for a long time before storing indefinitely in freezer.
For breakfast, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of granola to a large dollop of plain yogurt with 1/2 cup of fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey and a 1/4 - 1/2 cup or so of granola.