Non-Fat Granola Topping Recipe
When you are looking for a little crunch on your berries or yogurt, but don't want to add the calories to your day, this non-fat granola is the answer. It is easy to make and can be tweaked in many ways to customize it to your taste. Makes 18 - 1/4 cup servings - 3 WW Freestyle Points.
- 4 cups rolled oats
- 2 tbsp sliced almonds
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 3 tbsp egg white or the white of one large egg
- 2 tbsp 100% pure maple syrup
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp orange rind, finely grated
Optional: 1 tsp Orange or vanilla extract, 2 tsps of pepitas, sunflower seeds, raisins, or dried cranberries. Note that the addition of some of these will change the WW Points value or calories per serving.
Preheat oven to 350° oven. Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper.
Combine oats, pepitas, almonds and chia seeds in a large bowl. Whisk the egg white, maple syrup and cinnamon in a small bowl. Add egg white mixture to coat oats mixture and toss to combine. Scatter over lined trays.Bake for 10 minutes, swapping trays on racks and stirring halfway through cooking. Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with orange rind. Bake, for 2 minutes more or until granola is lightly golden. Set aside on trays to cool completely.