Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Orange Flax Seed Granola

Here is another recipe for a tangy, crunchy and healthy orange flax seed granola. With the addition of almonds, raisins and dried cranberries, this is a great breakfast option.
Old fashioned rolled oats - 1 cup
Flax Seeds - 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Cinnamon Powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - a pinch
Honey - 1 tbsp
Frozen concentrated Orange Juice - 3 tbsp (any brand 100% pure juice)
Sliced Almonds - 2 tbsp
Dried Cranberries -1 tbsp
Raisins - 1 tbsp

Method of Preparation:1. In a bowl add the oats, flax seeds, cinnamon powder, salt and mix well.
2. Add oil, honey and the thawed orange juice concentrate to the oats mixture and mix well using your hand.
3. Preheat oven to 275F, line the baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Spread the oatmeal mixture on the baking sheet evenly and bake for 5 minutes.
4. Remove the baking sheet and turn around the oats mixture, add the almonds, cranberries and raisins and place the baking sheet back in the oven for 10 minutes.
5. Take the baking sheet out from the oven and turn around the granola mixture using a spatula and let it cool.
6. Store in an airtight container.
7. Serve the orange flax seed granola with skimmed milk or soy milk.



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