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I’ve attempted to make granola from a mixture of what ingredients I had, healthiness and laziness. Also, I used a blender to cut the nuts and boy did my blender not enjoy that!

Here is what my ingredients came down to:

  • 1 cup dry quaker oats
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds (costco)
  • 1/2 cup raw walnuts (costco)
  • 1 cup raisins (seedless)
  • 1 cup apple sauce unsweetened (instead of oil)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp honey (instead of sugar)

I tried to cut up the almonds, but that is an unpleasant hell of trying to keep your fingers safe and to make sure the small pieces don’t all fly off the board. So instead, I switched to a blender. I mixed almonds, walnuts and apple sauce (for liquid/movement) in a blender and tried my best. Some of the pieces were still a bit big, but still tasted great.

On the side, stir together the oats, raisins, cinnamon. Then stir in the nuts with apple sauce and add in the honey.

Line baking pan with aluminum foil and spread out a thin layer on top. Bake at 325 F for 30 minutes or until lightly brown. The cut up into pieces and enjoy!

I made it into about 10 servings which gave me the following nutrion:

  • 180 calores
  • 27 carbs, 8 fat, 4 protein


In the pan


My recipe sources:

Jo-Ann’s Power Bars from AllRecipes

Grain-free Granola from Joyful Abode


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