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April 16, 2008


Food and cooking
My favorite type of breakfast

We're having lovely spring weather in New Hampshire this week, and this morning I was reunited with my favorite warm-weather breakfast: Stonyfield Farm Nonfat French Vanilla Organic Yogurt with a sprinkling of granola and fruit. I really need to start making my own granola, because it's so ridiculously expensive, and really, how hard could it be? Anyone have any favorite recipes?

Posted by Kat at April 16, 2008 09:11 AM

There are a million good ones via Google, I think your best bet is to combine a few until you find the right combo.

Ruth Yaron in Super Baby Food provides this "starter" idea:

Preheat oven to 350. Spread 5 c. oats in 9x13 pan and heat for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine:
1/3 c veg oil or melted butter
1/2 c honey
1 c. shredded coconut
1/2 c well-chopped nuts (we omit those)
1/2 c. toasted wheat germ
1 tsp cinnamon

Mix into pan with oatmeal and return to oven for 30 minutes, stirring often to brown. After mixture cools, add 1-1/2 c dried fruit and 1/2 c sunflower seeds. Store in fridge in covered container.

Posted by: Jody at April 16, 2008 11:13 AM

This is the recipe my mom uses, it's yummy!
from Calorie King on-line low fat + low carb recipes

Combine 3 cups old-fashioned cooking oats, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup sugar or splenda. In separate bowl, mix 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 egg whites. Stir wet into dry. Spread on baking sheet and bake 350 degrees 30 minutes.
Any additional items desired can be added such as raisins, dry cranberries, nuts, etc.

Posted by: yarnlibrarian at April 17, 2008 09:38 PM
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