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Healthy Homemade Granola


Granola is something that I always want to buy in stores, but it’s hard to find a brand that doesn’t have a ton of added sugar. Luckily, homemade granola is extremely easy to make! 

This healthy homemade granola only takes about 30 minutes to make, and requires about 8 ingredients and a few spices. Just be sure not to overcook it, or it will lose flavor.

Homemade Healthy Granola

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup almonds, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup honey or agave
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Optional: 1 tbsp raisins
  • Dash of sea salt and cinnamon, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix oats, almonds, seeds, flour, salt, and cinnamon together. Set aside.
  3. Mix the coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla together and stir until smooth.
  4. Pour the syrup mixture over the oat mixture and stir until fully combined.
  5. Spread the mixture onto a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring halfway through, until it starts to turn brown.
  7. Remove from oven and stir in shredded coconut.
  8. Bake for another 10 minutes. 
  9. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  10. If adding raisins, stir in raisins after granola cools.
  11. Season with additional salt and cinnamon as desired. 
  12. Store in an airtight container.


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