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Good for You Granola

Good for You Granola

Good for You Granola contains the healthful ingredients of bananas, dates, oats, mixed fruit and almonds. Spiced with cinnamon.


2 bananas, peeled and diced
1-1/4 cup dates, pitted and chopped
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup hot water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
8 cups quick cooking oats
8 ounces dried mixed fruit
8 ounces blanched slivered almonds


Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Puree the bananas and dates in a food processor. Add the brown sugar, hot water, vanilla and cinnamon; mix well. Pour mixture into a large mixing bowl, add oatmeal and mix well.

Spread onto large baking sheets and bake at 250 degrees for 1 to 1-1/2 hours stirring frequently. Cook longer for crunchier if desired. Once cooled add the dried fruits and nuts, as little or as much as you want, and mix.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 10 cups.
Serving size: 1-cup
Calories: 274; Total Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 6mg Carbohydrates: 45g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 8g

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