Shredded apple adds flavor and texture to this honey-sweetened granola. If you like your granola for breakfast, pour 1/3 cup of milk over 1/2 cup of granola. Then, tally up another 28 calories per serving.
In a large bowl combine oats, apple, and wheat germ; mix well. In a small saucepan stir together honey, water, and cinnamon. Heat to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in vanilla or almond extract. Pour over oat mixture; mix well.
Spray a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick spray coating. Spread oat mixture evenly in pan. Bake in a 325 degree F oven about 45 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Spread onto foil to cool. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks. Makes eight 1/2-cup servings.