In my original blog I just intermingled the recipes I mentioned in the blog. Many found this hard to follow. So in an effort to make the blogs more user friendly I am posting all the recipes and how to's for all the blogs here. I hope you like this new format. -Jan `

Thursday, June 20, 2013


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  10              cups  old-fashioned rolled oats

  1                cup  wheat germ

     1/2         pound  shredded coconut meat

  2               cups  sunflower seeds -- raw

  1                cup  sesame seeds

  3               cups  nuts -- chopped

  1 1/2           cups  brown sugar -- packed

  1 1/2           cups  water

     3/4           cup  oil

     1/2           cup  molasses

     1/2           cup  honey

  1 1/2      teaspoons  salt

  2          teaspoons  cinnamon -- ground

  3          teaspoons  vanilla

                        raisins or other dried frutis -- optional


Preheat oven to 300F.


In a large bown combine oats, wheat germ, coconut, sunflower seeds, sessame seeds and nuts . Blend well


In a large pan combine brown sugar, water, oil, honey, molasses, salt cinnamon and vanilla.  Cook until the sugar dissolves. DO NOT BOIL.


Pour liquid mixture over dry mixture.  and stir until everything is well coated.


Spread into FIVE 9 x 13 pans or cookie sheets with sides.


Bake 20 to 3 minutes stirring occasionally.  If a crispier granola is desired bake 15 minutes longer. Cool


Add raisins or other dried fruit if desired.


Put in an airtight container, label and date.  Store in a cool dry place.



  "Great for a cereal, on top of yogurt, as a pudding stir in or to make Energy bars from"


  "20 cups"

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 12687 Calories; 756g Fat (51.3% calories from fat); 327g Protein; 1287g Carbohydrate; 214g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 3525mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 51 1/2 Grain(Starch); 18 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fruit; 137 Fat; 30 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.



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