Homemade Granola

8 cups

This homemade granola is full of nutritious ingredients, like flax seeds and wheat germ. Use it to top our Homemade Yogurt recipe.


  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped almonds

  • ¼ cup toasted wheat germ

  • ¼ cup unsalted sunflower seeds

  • ¼ cup flax seeds

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  • cup canola oil

  • ½ cup honey

  • ½ cup golden raisins


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spread shredded coconut onto a baking pan and bake until toasted, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  2. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees. Line two baking pans with Silpats (French nonstick baking mats); set aside. In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, canola oil, and honey. Stir together until well combined. Spread mixture onto prepared baking sheets; bake until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  3. Break up cooled granola; sprinkle with raisins and toasted coconut. Stir to combine. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

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