Healthy Home-made Granola


  • 4 cups organic old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced almonds, pecans, walnuts, mac nuts or your favorite nut
  • ½ cup sunflower and/or pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • ½ - 1 cup coconut flakes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2-3 TBSP maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 TBSP vanilla
  • small handful dried fruits total such as cherries, blueberries, dates, cranberries
  • *Optional 80% or higher dark chocolate chips


Combine all oats, nuts and seeds, coconut flakes, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl, toss well. 

If coconut oil is not liquid, in a small saucepan heat coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla.  Add to dry ingredients and mix well. 

Spread a ½ inch layer on a baking dish and bake at 2500 for about 1 hour stirring occasionally. Remove from oven and stir in fruit (and/or dark chocolate chips, let cool.  Can store in an air tight container at room temperature for one week or a freezer for up to 3 mos.

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