When I was pregnant with Princess Pat, I fell in love with Nature's Path Pumpkin Flax Granola cereal. I could have eaten that stuff every morning and never gotten sick of it. It was expensive, though, so I only ate it when I was feeling splurgy (I may have made that word up). A few months ago, I tried it again and darn it, if they hadn't changed the recipe slightly and put way less cereal in the package. I had to come up with my own version.
Here is what I did:
4 cups oats (quick or old fashioned)
2 cups coconut
1 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup honey
2 Tbsp whole flax seeds
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
2 cups chopped dried fruit (optional)
Combine the oats, coconut, almonds, oil and honey. Spread on a greased jelly roll pan and bake 300 degrees for 45 minutes (or until crispy), bringing it out half way to toss/stir. Let cool on the pan, then add seeds and fruit as wanted. Store in a Tupperware type container.
This made wonderful yogurt parfaits and was great plain with milk.
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