4 cups old fashioned rolled oats – large flakes
¼ cup wheat germ
¼ cup each if pecan pieces, sliced almonds, walnut pieces
¼ cup. sunflower seeds
¼ cup sesame seeds
8 tbsp. grape seed oil
½ cup pure maple syrup
Warm the maple syrup and oil in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until blended. In a bowl combine all other ingredients and pour maple syrup/oil mixture over the oat mixture and stir until well coated. Spoon onto a baking tray and bake in a preheated oven at 385° F for 20 minutes – stirring once after 10 minutes to distribute mixture. You can have this as a cereal with almond milk, or add on top of yogurt or on top of applesauce. You can also add raisins, or dried cranberries, dates or apricots.