With homemade granola you control what goes in; use all the ingredients you like and none of those you don't. And, of course, granola is a fabulous breakfast idea, a great snack (whether eaten by the handful or made into granola bars), and as dessert; sprinkled on ice cream or turned into a parfait.
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It doesn't take long, isn't hard, and the results are irresistible. Plus you can customize the recipe to make granola just how you like it.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Healthy and absolutely delicious, this recipe is a not-too-sweet granola to make for yourself but also to give as gifts to friends and family. It's also gluten-free and vegan.
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Enjoy a healthy breakfast or brunch with recipes including homemade granola, yogurt drizzled with honey and walnuts, toasted oatmeal, and more.
Golden Brown Maple Granola RecipeA perfect morning snack or to grab while you're on the go, this home made maple granola recipe is rich in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3s and so simple to make!
Quinoa GranolaProtein-packed and fiber-rich, the seed-and-grain base is lightly sweetened with honey and brown sugar. Sprinkle it over the Mango, Tangerine, and Yogurt Smoothie Bowl.
DIY Dried Fruit Granola BitesWhy buy them when you can make these tasty treats yourself? These DIY granola bites are the perfect healthy snack, with whole ingredients and nothing artificial, it's the perfect way to power through a busy day.
Farmhand's Choice GranolaThis delicious granola recipe is courtesy of Nekisia Davis of Early Bird Foods.
Vegan Granola BarsOats bring a pleasant chewiness and an old-fashioned goodness to these vegan, nutrient-dense bars. Pureed dates lend just enough sweetness to this convenient breakfast or snack. Nuts, ground flax, and dried fruits add antioxidants, vitamins, good fats, and flavor.
Honey-Pecan GranolaUse this homemade granola as a topping for yogurt, enjoy it as a cereal with milk, or simply snack as is. It's easy to make and is more economical than store-bought.
Granola CookiesTo make gluten-free versions of these cookies, substitute 1 cup of Wholesome Cup 4 Cup (available at cup4cup.com) for the flour, and use gluten-free oats.
Give GranolaTo make a healthy gift that friends and family will devour this season, skip the fruitcake and go for granola instead. Once you've got the basic recipe down, try the tasty variations.Recipe
Easy Homemade GranolaIt's easy to make and will keep for weeks. Our version is sweetened with fruit juice and contains less fat and fewer calories than many store-bought granolas.Recipe
Toasted GranolaGranola is a mixture of oats and flakes, flavored with brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest.Recipe
Pineapple, Papaya, and Sunflower Seed GranolaStarting with Basic Healthy Granola, add nutritious fruits and nuts and you'll have a delicious snack that doesn't have the refined sugars and trans fats of some commercial granolas.Recipe
Fig and Ginger GranolaThis granola recipe makes a versatile base for the two variations that follow, using just a few simple swaps.Recipe
Mango, Banana, and Macadamia-Nut GranolaStarting with the recipe for Basic Healthy Granola, this adds nutritious fruits and nuts without the refined sugars and trans fats of some commercial granolas.
Baked OatmealBaking the oatmeal may seem to be a lot of fuss. But once it comes out of the oven, you will not be sorry you waited.Recipe
Cherry-Almond GranolaStarting with the recipe for Basic Healthy Granola, this tasty version adds nutritious fruits and nuts without the refined sugars and trans fats of some commercial granolas.Recipe
Granola with FlaxseedThis granola has double dose of flaxseed: ground and in its oil form. With its protein and carbohydrates, this cereal is ideal when you need an energy boost.Recipe
Nonuttin' Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola BarsEnjoy a tasty and allergen-free snack with these easy-to-make granola bars from Alana Elliott of Nonuttin' Foods.Recipe
Going GranolaFor the best granola you've ever tasted, think outside the box. This do-it-yourself mix can be customized with whatever nuts, seeds, and dried fruit sound good to you.Recipe
Pecan-Molasses GranolaServe this homemade granola on plain yogurt with fresh fruit for a sweet, healthy breakfast.Recipe
Maple GranolaHomemade granola is a nourishing breakfast. Use olive oil, which has many healthful properties, and pure maple syrup to bind rolled oats, raisins, and nuts before baking them.Recipe
Almond-Coconut GranolaYou can use this granola as a topping for the Blueberry Bonanza Bars or enjoy it on its own.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Coffee, Hazelnut, and Banana GranolaMaking your own granola means you can pick the mix-ins. You can change up the nuts, fruits, and flavorings however you like, but we love the pairing of hazelnuts, espresso, and dried banana chips.Recipe
Cashew-Ginger GranolaMaking your own granola means you can pick the mix-ins. You can change up the nuts, fruits, and flavorings however you like, but we love the pairing of cashews, sesame seeds, and candied ginger.Recipe
Cherry-Lime GranolaMaking your own granola means you can pick the mix-ins. You can change up the nuts, fruits, and flavorings however you like, but we love the pairing of almonds, lime, and dried tart cherries.