We’ve packed our granola with whole-grain oats, pecans, raisins, spices, and a small amount of brown sugar and oil for a fortified, absolutely delicious on-the-go snack. Also, thanks to its great crunch, its just as satisfying as a yogurt or even ice cream topping.

Homemade Granola
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Recipe type: Satisfying Snacks
Makes: 20 Topping or 10 Snack portions
  • 2 ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup raisins
  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F, and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the oats, pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the honey and canola oil, and then pour over the oat mixture, tossing to evenly coat.
  4. Spread the coated granola on the prepared sheet pan in a thin layer, and bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  5. Let the granola cool for at least 15 minutes before tossing with raisins to serve. Store in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
Perfect Portion Homemade Granola

HELPFUL TIP: Any combination of dried fruit can be used in place of the raisins, though nutritional information provided is for 1 cup (unpacked) of raisins.
Serving size: 3 tbsp Calories: 100