How to Make Nut-free Granola

As part of The Great Purge of 2010, we’re on a Real Food regimen for the next few days. This means vegetarian, no wheat and minimally processed food. Diann, a Master Cleanse veteran has offered some advice:  have everything you need ready in advance. #wise

I’ve made a double batch of granola. It’s a no excuse simple recipe, really. And nut-free since I have a severe peanut and tree nut kid.

3/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup honey (I used local organic)

4 cups oats

2 cup raw sunflower seeds

2 cups raw pumpkin seeds

1 cup diced apricots

1 cup golden raisins

1 cup dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix oats and seeds and oil and honey thoroughly in a big bowl.

Pour into baking sheets. Bake for 25 minutes until golden brown, stirring every 5 minutes.

Cool for 5-10 minutes. Add fruit.

Store in airtight container.

I’ll be sharing any more ingenious quick and healthy recipes we come up with… but we could always use more so if you have any, leave a comment, will ya?

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  1. Delia Unson says:

    Love this granola! It’s better than commercial ones and since we don’t need to be nut-free, we add walnuts to make it even better. Added bonus, I don’t get hungry for a long time. Thanks for this great recipe! 🙂