Eating a variety of grains and fruit notonly ensures that you get more nutrients, but also helps makebreakfast more interesting.
Recipe: Tropical Granola
3 1/2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick orold fashioned, uncooked)
1/3 cup coarsely chopped slivered almonds
2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
1/2 cup honey
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped dried tropical fruit mix
Makes about 4 1/2 cups.
Cooking Note: To toast pecans, spread evenlyin shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F (175°C) 5 to 7 minutesor until light golden brown. Or, spread nuts evenly on microwave-safeplate. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwaveon HIGH, checking every 30 seconds, until nuts are fragrant andbrown.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: ServingSize: 1/2 cup granola; Calories: 270 Calories from Fat: 80 TotalFat: 9 Saturated Fat: 3.5 Cholesterol: 15 Sodium: 105 Total Carbohydrate:44 Dietary Fiber: 4 Sugars: 22 Protein: 5
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof The Quaker Oats Company.
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