Easy Skillet Granola
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 tbsp water
4 cups quick cooking oats, dry
1 cup raisins (or preferred dried fruit)
*Can also add in any variety of nuts or toppings (semi-sweet chocolate chips, coconut flakes, chia seeds, etc.)
In large saucepan mix together oil, salt, cinnamon, brown sugar and water. Cook over medium heat until brown sugar dissolves.
Add oatmeal and mix until well coated. Stir gently until oatmeal is lightly brown.
Stir in raisins. remove from heat and cool.
Store in a large jar with a tight fitting lid at room temperature for 1 week or int he freezer for 3 months.
For a quick breakfast or snack, serve granola with low-fat milk or yogurt and half a banana.
This recipe is a good source of iron. When our bodies are low in iron we can feel tired and week.
This recipe is such a hit with kids, it can be a substitute for dessert!