Crunchy steel-cut oats are a great addition to this whole-grain-packed homemade granola. The recipe makes 4 cups granola. Use half for parfaits and store the remaining in an airtight container. Layer parfait with a mixture of blackberries, blueberries and raspberries. Make up to 1 hour ahead of serving.
- 1/4 Cup maple syrup
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- 2 Tablespoons canola oil
- 1 1/2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 Cup steel-cut oats
- 1 Cup old-fashioned oats
- 1/4 Cup wheat germ
- 1/4 Cup flax seeds
- 1 Cup sliced almonds
- 4 Cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
- 2 Cups Driscoll's Blackberries, Blueberries and/or Raspberries
Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease rimmed baking sheet.
Whisk together maple syrup, honey, oil and vanilla in a large bowl. Combine steel-cut oats, old-fashioned oats, wheat germ, flax seeds and almonds in a medium bowl. Add oat mixture to maple syrup mixture and stir until evenly coated. Spread mixture on prepared baking sheet.
Bake about 25 minutes or until crisp and golden, stirring every 10 minutes.
Make 2 layers of 1/2 cup yogurt, 1/4 cup granola and 1/4 cup berries in a parfait or wine glass. Repeat with remaining yogurt, berries and granola.
The granola recipe makes 4 cups granola. Store remaining in air-tight container.