Healthified Granola

For the longest time ever, granola has been a huge weakness for me. But you can’t blame me! It is simply delicious!

However, once you take a look at the nutrition label, and see the amount of sugar and fat inside it, you just have to put it back on the shelf.

So after searching and searching for healthy granola recipes, I decided to compile my knowledge on what it is and how they make it and just whip up a batch. My first batch was a pecan-vanilla low fat granola that was amazing. Slightly burnt though.

But, it was very easy.

I mean.

Very Easy.

Ingredients

•400g rolled oats (not quick-cook nor instant)

•100g chopped pecans

•¾ cup unsweetened apple sauce

•Sweetener of choice (I used stevia)

•1+½ teaspoon vanilla extract

•1 teaspoon of honey

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (175ºC)

2. In a large bowl, add in all the ingredients.

3. Mix well.

4. Spread out the mixture to make a thin layer on a baking pan lined with aluminum foil and covered with cooking spray.

5. Put into oven for 15 minutes. Take tray out, mix it, and put it back in for an additional 15 minutes. Take it out, stir, and put it back in for another 15 minutes.

6. Finally, take it out mix, and let it cool completely.

7. Enjoy it as cereal with milk, mixed with oatmeal, or simply by itself as a snack!

Ingredients

•400g rolled oats (not quick-cook nor instant)

•100g chopped pecans

•¾ cup unsweetened apple sauce

•Sweetener of choice (I used stevia)

•1+½ teaspoon vanilla extract

•1 teaspoon of honey

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (175ºC)

2. In a large bowl, add in all the ingredients.

3. Mix well.

4. Spread out the mixture to make a thin layer on a baking pan lined with aluminum foil and covered with cooking spray.

5. Put into oven for 15 minutes. Take tray out, mix it, and put it back in for an additional 15 minutes. Take it out, stir, and put it back in for another 15 minutes.

6. Finally, take it out mix, and let it cool completely.

7. Enjoy it as cereal with milk, mixed with oatmeal, or simply by itself as a snack!

*before you freak out and say that it has a lot of fat, please remember that it comes from the pecans, a nut which provides you with healthy and essential fat for your body.

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