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Light Fruit and Nut Granola


"A delicious granola without the fat can be made with spelt, flax seeds, and pecans!"
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1 h 45 m servings 379 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toss the rolled oats, spelt flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, canola oil, applesauce, maple syrup, dried apricots, pecans and ground flax seed together in a bowl, and mix well. Spread the granola mixture on the lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes, stir the granola, then bake for another 15 minutes until dry. Cool completely before serving.

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  1. 24 Ratings

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I love this granola! It's delicious. I didn't have the spelt flour so I used ww pastry. Only had sugar free pancake syrup so I used that for the maple syrup. Turned out perfect, thanks!

Most helpful critical review

I didn't have any applesauce, so I used a 1/4 c (total) of canola oil- and I'm pretty sure that's why it didn't come out as sweet as I would have expected. It also burned slightly, but that was ...

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I love this granola! It's delicious. I didn't have the spelt flour so I used ww pastry. Only had sugar free pancake syrup so I used that for the maple syrup. Turned out perfect, thanks!

I totally appreciate a recipe that can cut fat yet doesn't sacrifice much, if anything. This recipe fits that bill. There is a subtle difference between this and one that uses more oil and boils...

This recipe has great potential, but something was missing. I made it with the spelt flour, cut the amount of brown sugar in half, subbed raisins for apricots and almonds for half of the pecans....

It was SO GOOD. I didn't have apricots, spelt, or flax, so I substituted dried cranberries, whole wheat flour, and wheat germ. Except I completely screwed up and put in 1/2 cup of wheat germ in...

Great recipe, a favorite at our house. I generally cut the sugar in half, especially since I always quadruple the recipe for our large family.

This granola is great and very simple to make! Our almost three-year-old daughter and I had fun working on this together. I made three substitutions: Instead of spelt flour: used whole wheat f...

This was excellent. I added dried cranberries to the mix and substituted slivered almonds for the pecans. I used about half the sugar. Otherwise I followed the recipe and it was delicious. I thi...

Yum! I didn't have spelt I upped the ground flax seed to 1/2c.....added walnuts and sliced almonds, chopped dried dates and dried cranberries .....used only 2tblsons each of the brown sug...

This was amazing. Who would have thought something so easy could be so good. A winner with the entire family - quite a feat in my household