Keywords: vegetarian, vegan, healthy, granola, breakfast, high fiber 

Serves: 28 (¼ cup servings)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Equipment: large mixing bowl, small mixing bowl, measuring utensils, parchment paper, baking sheet, storage container


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats (not steel cut or quick cooking) 
  • 1 cup coconut flakes 
  • 1 cup raw nuts (sliced almonds, chopped pecans, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds)
  • ½ cup dried fruit (chopped apricots, apple, pineapple, raisins, cranberries)
  • 1 tsp spice (cinnamon, pumpkin spice, gingerbread mix) 
  • 1 pinch salt 

Wet Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup sweetener (honey, maple syrup, agave)
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1 ½ tsp flavoring (vanilla, almond essence, orange blossom) 


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients, excluding dry fruit, in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Combine wet ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Do a taste test and adjust by adding more sweetener, oil, or spice if needed. 
  5. Spread on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake for about 10 minutes then stir. 
  6. Repeat two more times, for a total baking time of about 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and stir in dry fruit and let the granola cool completely.


  • This granola recipe is highly customizable. Add or remove whatever mix-ins you desire.
  • Serve over Greek yogurt with berries for a delicious parfait!


  • Keeps for up to a month in a tightly sealed container at room temperature.

Nutrition Notes:

  • The oats in this recipe are a great source of fiber from the whole grains. Adding nuts of your choice provides a good source of healthy fats. 

Savings Tip:

  • Buying nuts and other mix-ins in bulk can be cost effective and you’ll only be paying for what you need! You can also skip adding in nuts for a lower cost option.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size1/4 cup
Energy (kcal)131
Fat (g)8
Saturated (g)2
Cholesterol (mg)0
Sodium (mg)23
Carbs (g)14
Sugars (g)5
Added Sugars (g)3
Fiber (g)2
Protein (g)3
Vitamin D (IU)0
Calcium (mg)22
Iron (mg)1
Potassium (mg)127