Thursday, March 16, 2017

Favourite "Glamping" Breaky

Last Spring when we glamped our way westward,
stopping to visit some dear friends in Iowa,
they generously gifted us a huge bag of homemade granola for the road.
It must have been several batches.


Trese and Dale


This recipe has become a favourite and a must have when we 
go on the road with our little RV.

Trese’s Granola


4 cups old fashioned oatmeal
1 cup slivered almonds
1 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup coconut
2/3 cup light corn syrup
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon vanilla or almond extract, as desired
¾ cup raisins
¾ cup dried cranberries

Set the oven for 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease 1 jellyroll pan, (with sides).  Mix the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl and set aside. Whisk the corn syrup and vegetable oil and the vanilla or almond extract well. Add this to the oatmeal mixture and stir thoroughly with a large spoon.
Pour mixture onto greased jelly roll pan and even out the mixture on the pan.
Bake for 15 minutes for 4 cycles, stirring well between each 15 minute cycle. The granola is done when it has a medium brown color throughout. Place into a large bowl to cool. Stir in the raisins/cranberries and enjoy.
Trese says:
* I make 3 of these at a time, so I always have an extra gallon sized bag of granola to share with those I love.



So glad we received this love gift.
Strawberries are in season where we are right now and this,
with a dollop of delicious organic yogurt
is the perfect way to start every day ...



Till next time ..... hope strawberries will be in season soon where you are too!






7 comments :

  1. This looks great! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Happy glamping!

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  2. Hmmmm...love granola. This one sounds delicious.

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  3. I will definitely give this a try, in fact, my husband and I are leaving tomorrow morning early heading south and this would be great to have on the road. I have all the ingredients on hand. :-)
    Thank you for sharing~~

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Debbie! Safe travels....

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  4. And that is our favorite glamping breaky as well. In fact, it is our favorite summertime breakfast. Your recipe is a wee bit different than mine (I'll try yours next time)...and I always do a mega-batch as well. Keep enjoying the journey!

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  5. I adore homemade granola! What a great idea to make extra to give away. This looks addicting :)

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  6. Oooo...that looks so good! Healthy too, right? Especially with those lovely berries and yogurt . . .

    Trese and Dale must be wonderful hosts!

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