Homemade granola

When making granola for a diabetic, the cook has to take into consideration how the dish will affect the patient's overall daily diet plan. While granola can be purchased at the store, a simple recipe can be made at home that will contain 2 1/2 exchanges of starch and one exchange of fat. By making the granola at home, you ensure that ingredients are fresh and healthy.

Combine the oatmeal, almonds, bran, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg and flax seeds in a large bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon to mix the ingredients evenly.

Measure honey and canola oil in a large measuring cup. Stir.

Coat a cookie sheet with non-stick spray.

Drizzle the honey mixture over the granola mix and stir to coat the granola.

Spread the mixture evenly on the cookie sheet.

Bake for 40 minutes, or until evenly browned, in a 300 degree oven. Stir the mixture twice during the cooking process.