Health

Tropical Fruit Granola

tropical-fruit-granola Photo: Andrew McCaul

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup mixed dried fruit (such as papaya, mango, and pineapple), chopped

Preparation


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

2. Combine oats, nuts, and coconut in a large bowl. Whisk together oil, agave, spices, and salt in a separate bowl and toss with dry ingredients.

3. Spread mixture on prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown, tossing once (15-20 minutes). Remove, cool completely, and toss with dried fruit. Store at room temperature in an airtight container up to 1 week.



    Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 20 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 253
Fat per serving: 12.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 4.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.3g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 34g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 80mg
Calcium per serving: 0.0mg

Good to Know

This breakfast dish contains fruits, coconut and macadamia nuts: an ideal combo to start your day with a healthy (and colorful!) meal

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