Jennifer's Granola


This is a granola recipe fortified with wheat germ and flax seed that still tastes good.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
16 servings


  • 4 cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup wheat germ

  • ½ cup flax seed meal

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • cup canola oil

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup water


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, wheat germ, flax seed meal, brown sugar, sunflower seeds, pecans, almonds, cinnamon and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, vanilla and water. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry, and mix until evenly blended. Spread in a greased 9x13 or 11x7 inch baking pan.

  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, stirring every 20 minutes, or until toasted. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

246 Calories
13g Fat
29g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 246
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 223mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 222mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.