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
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.