Crunchy Granola


  • 2 c. orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 3 c. old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 c. rolled wheat flakes
  • 3/4 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 c. soy flour
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 c. coconut, shredded
  • 1 c. chopped dates
  • 1/2 c. sunflower seeds
  • 1 c. pecan halves
  • 1 c. raisins
  • 1/2 c. honey


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, wheat flakes, soy flour, whole wheat flour and coconut. Stir.
  2. Add sunflower seeds, dates and salt. Mix honey and orange juice and vanilla and stir into oat mixture. Mix well. 
  3. Spread evenly on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 200 degrees, stirring occasionally, bringing edges into the center as they cook, until granola is dry, about 3 – 4 hours.
  4. When granola has cooled, stir in the pecans and raisins. Store in an airtight container.

* This mixture can also be used to make cookies, granola bars or parfait topping.

Browse Cook(s): Curtis and Paula Eakins
Browse Theme(s): Breakfast

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