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Pineapple, Papaya, and Sunflower Seed Granola

Starting with Basic Healthy Granola, add nutritious fruits and nuts and you'll have a delicious snack that doesn't have the refined sugars and trans fats of some commercial granolas.

  • Yield: Makes 3 1/2 cups

Source: Body+Soul, June 2005


  • Basic Healthy Granola
  • 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried papaya


  1. Following the instructions for Basic Healthy Granola, add the sunflower seeds to the dry ingredients. For the wet ingredients, use only half of the called-for apple juice (1/8 cup), and add the orange juice and orange zest to wet ingredients. After the first 15 minutes of baking, add the dried pineapple and papaya.

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