Thursday, February 11, 2010


So lately, I've been looking for ways to eat yummy things that are both tasty and healthy. I stumbled across this recipe online and have been changing it up for my family. It's been a hit! Here it is for you.

4 cups oats (can be oatmeal or any combination of grains)
1/3 cup flax seed or flax seed mill (optional, but recommended)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup honey or agave nectar
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
4 tbsp butter
4 tsp vanilla

*Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
*Combine oats/grains, flax, sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly.
*In a small saucepan, melt butter and honey or agave nectar. (Tip, if you spray your measuring cup with oil before pouring honey, it will slide out) Once melted, remove from heat and immediately add vanilla to liquid mixture.
*Combine wet and dry mixture, mixing thoroughly, making sure all is coated well. Spread on an oiled cookie sheet.
*Bake approximately 20-25 minutes, until golden. Allow to cool and enjoy! Store uneaten portion in a sealed container.

The complete recipe can be found at

My family LOVES it! You can add dried fruit, nuts, etc. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to eat it with yogurt and blueberries. Yummy!

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