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#1 of 6 Old 07-02-2009, 10:11 AM - Thread Starter
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need some ideas for what to add to make my own granola cereal?

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I love raw millet or steel cut oats in my granola -- adds a nice crunch.

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dried coconut.. almonds...seeds.. dried cranberries or goji berries..chocolate chips (but then that means i cant resist eating more than i should).


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I like flax seeds, walnuts, protein powder to help bind crunchy clusters, dried apples and raisins and cinnamon.

It is also nice to do a tropical version with toasted coconut, dried pineapple tid bits, macadamia nuts toasted and chopped, papaya or mango slices, and BANANA CHIPS always = YUMMMMMY!

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my fave is Simple Granola from More with Less. It's WWflour, oats, wheat germ, coconut, honey, water, oil, salt...did i get it all? I add raisins after baking. Sometimes cinnamon before baking. Yum.
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All these additions sound sooo good, I would love your basic recipe that I can add them to! :


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