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Homemade Granola

This easy and healthy Homemade Granola recipe is easy to adapt and customize. It can be made in 30 minutes and makes a big batch of granola that's perfect for breakfast or a yummy snack!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 Servings
Calories 186kcal
Author Christine McMichael

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix in the liquid ingredients until everything is well coated.
  • Pour out the mixture and spread evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 30 minutes total, mixing the granola every 10 minutes to make sure it bakes evenly and doesn’t burn. 
  • Once the rolled oats start to brown, remove and let cool. 
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Tips
  • The #1 tip for making the best granola is to ensure that the granola is tossed or mixed every 10 minutes during baking!
Variations
  • The flaxseed in this recipe can either be ground or whole.
  • The almonds and walnuts should be chopped or sliced and can be subbed for any type of nut!
Storage
  • Once your granola has cooled and you have added any additional dried fruits, nuts or spices, it can be stored in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for a few weeks!

Nutrition

Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg