Koinonia Granola

Source: More-with-Less Cookbook
Date tried: Dec 26, 2016
Yield: 5 quarts
Time needed: 45 minutes

This recipe was developed at the famed Koinonia farm in Americus, Georgia after which it is named. Koinonia was founded as an intentional Christian community by Clarence Jordan in 1942, the year I was born. It is best-known today as the founder of Habitat for Humanity.

I have been unable to find grape nuts in stores recently and fear this breakfast cereal is no longer commercially available. I do have a recipe for making them at home, but on this occasion I simply left them out.

Koinonia Granola

Koinonia Granola

Koinonia Granola
1/2 cup oil
1/2 lb. margarine
2 Tbsp. molasses
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup honey
1/2 tsp. salt

2 lbs. rolled oats
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1 cup chopped nuts
2 cups grape nuts
1 cup wheat germ
1 lb. coconut
1 cup sunflower seeds

Preheat oven to 350oF.

Combine the first list of ingredients in a large roasting pan.
Heat gently , stirring occasionally, until margarine has melted.

Let cool slightly while combining the dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add dry ingredients to cooled syrup and mix thoroughly.
Spread onto shallow baking pans.
Bake 20-25 minutes, stirring every 5-7 minutes.
Let cool.
Add 1 cup raisins.

Sunny Almond Spread

Source: May All Be Fed: Diet for a New World
Date tried: September 4, 2016
Yield: 3 cups
Time needed : soak overnight, then buzz in food processor.

Prior preparation needed
Soak almonds and sunnflower seeds 6-12 hours.

Simple and really delicious. Try on a warmed tortilla wrapped around a spinach and tomato filling.

Sunny Almond Spread on crackers

Sunny Almond Spread on crackers

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Morning Mush

Source: The Parkdale Potluck Cookbook
Date tried: December 9, 2012
Yield: 4 cups mix
Time needed: just the time it takes to combine everything in a blender.

The mix is as simple as measuring the ingredients and storing it.  The morning preparation of a single serving calls for grinding the mix and adding the rest of the ingredients.  Quick, wholesome and nutritious.  My kind of breakfast.

Seed mix for Morning Mush

Seed mix for Morning Mush

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