Monday's Meal: Candied Bacon Granola

Chef Harold Marmulstein from the Salty Sow shares a tasty breakfast recipe and talks about the upcoming Fit Foodie 5K Race.

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The recipe for candied bacon granola, which makes about five cups, is as follows:


-3 cups rolled oats (not instant)

-3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar

-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

-1/4 teaspoon sea salt

-1/3 cup local honey

-1/4 cup vegetable oil

-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-1/2 cup dried cranberries

-½ cup golden raisins

-1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted skin on almonds

-½ cup toasted sunflower seeds

-½ cup candied bacon, cut into ¼ inch dice

-½ cup dark chocolate chips


1. Pre heat oven to 300 degrees

2. Mix oats with brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, honey, oil and vanilla

3. Place on a sheet tray and bake in the oven for about 15 minutes

4. Stir mixture and continue to bake for about 5-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown

5. Remove tray from oven and allow to cool to room temperature

6. When cool mix in a large bowl with the dried fruits, nuts, seeds, bacon and chocolate chips

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