Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Granola Bars

Granola Bars
A healthy snack

what you'll need is
2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup sliced almonds or cashews
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup Pure honey
2 tablespoon EVOO
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup dried fruit, any combination of apricots, cherries or blueberries

To make this Healthy Snack

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease your baking dish with butter.
Toast the oats, nuts, and wheat germ onto a cookie sheet in the oven and toast for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Now combine the honey,EVOO,Orange juice and salt in a medium saucepan and place over medium heat. Simmer for few minutes.
Remove the toasted oat mixture. Reduce oven temperature to 300F . Mix the honey mixture,dried fruits and oat mixture in a mixing bowl. Spread the mixture on a baking dish lightly greased with butter.Press down evenly distributing the mixture. Bake for about 25minutes. When done cut in squares and when cool get them out of the dish . Relish an healthy snack.

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