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Homemade Granola

How to Make Homemade Granola: use this basic granola recipe and add whatever you fancy! Make your own flavors with oats, nuts and dried fruit!

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!

When it comes to breakfast, is there anything better than homemade granola?

Toasted oats, crunchy notes, and chewy pieces of dried fruit. Guys, I’m in breakfast heaven just THINKING about it.

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!

Homemade granola really couldn’t be much easier to make. I keep it to a basic formula of two and a half cups of oats, 1 cup of nuts, and one half cup of dried fruit.

You could try all sorts of fun combinations!

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!

How about oats, macadamia nuts, coconut, and cranberries?

Or oats, almonds, and cherries?

You could get super tropical with it and try using dried mango or papaya.

The sky is the limit, my friends. Whatever you go with, be sure to come back and leave a comment to tell me how you liked it 🙂

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!

You guys know that I’m a huge fan of hearty breakfasts. I usually go the egg route and stick with my sweet potato power bowls, huevos motulenos, or shakshuka.

On the mornings when I just don’t have the time (or energy), I love having a jar of my homemade granola on hand.

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!

Here’s a secret for you: homemade granola is also great for lunch, dinner, and those times when it’s in between a meal, but you’re on a Netflix binge, and you just want something crunchy to eat… you know?

Don’t worry, I know that you know.

How to Make Homemade Granola: just start with this basic recipe and add whatever you fancy!
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Here’s the Homemade Granola Recipe!

Homemade Granola Recipe

How to Make Homemade Granola: use this basic granola recipe and add whatever you fancy! Make your own flavors with oats, nuts and dried fruit!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: European
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 585kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped pitted dates

Instructions

  • Preheat an oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the honey, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt into a small glass bowl. Microwave in 15-second increments, stirring in between, until melted and thoroughly combined.
  • Toss the oats and nuts together in a large bowl. Pour the honey mixture over the top of the oats and nuts and toss well to evenly coat. Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Give the pan a good stir and add the dates. Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes, or until the nuts are toasted. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack. Store in a sealed container for up to 3 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Granola Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
585
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
25
g
38
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
19
g
Sodium
 
223
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
85
g
28
%
Fiber
 
11
g
46
%
Sugar
 
43
g
48
%
Protein
 
12
g
24
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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