This recipe is similar to South Beach Granola and can be made with any kind of nuts you would like. If you choose different nuts, make sure to keep the quantities the same.
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 1/2 cup flaxseed
- 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
- 2 tbsp Smart Balance
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tsp baking stevia (or 2 packets)
This recipe makes 40 servings of 1 tbs. each.
Heat oven to 325°
In a large bowl, combine almonds, flaxseed, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and walnuts.
In a pan, melt margarine over low heat. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in cinnamon and vanilla. Pour over nut mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle with stevia and toss again.
Spread mixture on a baking sheet and bake, tossing every 5 minutes, for 20 to 25 minutes, or until slightly brown. Cool on a rack. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month, or freeze for up to 3 months.
Each 1 tablespoon serving contains 42 calories, 3.8 grams of fat, .4 grams of saturated ft, 1.7 grams of carb, .9 grams of fiber, .1 grams of sugar, and 1.1 grams of protein.