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Gateways Granola


Preheat oven to 325 degrees

In a large bowl toss together and mix well:

5 cups of rolled oats
1 cup each:
· wheat germ
· sliced almonds
· broken walnuts
· broken pecans
· quinoa
· shredded unsweetened coconut
· unsalted sunflower seeds
· 2 tbs cinnamon

Heat together in a medium saucepan stirring to warm through and combine:
· 1 cup canola oil
· 1 cup honey
· ½ cup molasses
· 3 tbs pure vanilla extract]
· 2 tbs pure almond extract


Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well to coat. Spread evenly on a foil lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes stirring and turning over every 10 minutes to ensure even browning. Remove from oven and let cool slightly, then add:
1 cup each:
· chopped pitted dates and apricots
· raisins
· dried cranberries, cherries and blueberries

Store in airtight container when completely cooled.