Because of their health benefits, flavor and overall appeal, strawberries
add vibrant color to almost any kind of salad. Not only that, they can add depth and
sweetness to enhance more traditional salad dressings.
Farmer's Wife Strawberry Granola
This recipe was crafted by a local strawberry farmer's wife and it is absolutely delicious - so delicous we have to share!
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup cashew pieces
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut*
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon (generous) salt
1/3 cup honey
3 tablespoons (packed) brown sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup assorted dehydrated strawberries and mango
Preheat oven to 300°F. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment. Mix first 7 ingredients in large bowl. Stir honey. oil and brown sugar in saucepan over low heat until smooth and not grainy.
Pour honey mixture over oat mixture; toss. Spread on prepared sheet. Bake until golden, stirring every 10 minutes, about 40 minutes. Place sheet on rack. Stir granola; cool. Mix in fruit. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 week ahead. Store airtight.