Healthy Granola Recipe

Updated: Apr 21

If you are looking for quick and easy recipes for breakfast or snacks, using granola is a great way to start. Granola can be used in many different ways. From eating just like that for a snack or use it for cereal.


Vegan Granola




There are 8 components that I believe to make a great granola recipe.

  • Base (Grain): Oat or Rice Puff

  • Seed: Sunflower, pumpkin, flaxseed, chia seed.

  • Nut: Almond, Pecan, Walnut, cashew, or even hazelnut.

  • Dried Fruit: Gogi Berry, Freeze-dried fruit, coconut flake

  • Oil: Coconut oil, Canola oil, or any other neutral flavor oil. (I love using coconut oil for more health benefit but any other oil works well.)

  • Sweetener: Pure Maple Syrup, Mashed banana, agave syrup or any wet sweetener.

  • Flavor(Optional): Vanilla extract, cocoa powder, cinnamon or any spices.

  • Something extra: Chia seed, Flaxseed, or anything that will add extra nutrition value.



Simplistic's Recipe:

  • 1 Cup of Oat

  • 1/2 Cup of nut (Chopped)

  • 1/4 Cup of Raisin

  • 1/4 Cup of Coconut flakes

  • 1 Tablespoon of Coconut oil

  • 1/4 Cup of Maple syrup

  • 2 Teaspoon of Coconut sugar

  • 1 Tablespoon of Chia seed

Instruction:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

  2. In the large bowl, whisk together oil , maple syrup, and coconut sugar.

  3. Add in oat, chopped nut, pinch of salt and chia seed.

  4. Stir everything all together until everything is coated

  5. Place the granola into a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread it out evenly.

  6. Baking for 8-10 minutes and stir in the optional of coconut flake and raisin before putting it back in the oven to be bake it for another 8-10 more minutes.

  7. The granola should be golden brown and crispy.

Enjoy!



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