Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe
by Ashley Sornsin
Healthy homemade granola is everything you’d dream it to be. It’s easy to make, good for you and best of all, it tastes amazing. This recipe will quickly become your favorite go-to, replacing any store-bought granola. By using just a few simple, good-for-you ingredients, this recipe gets a gold star for nutrition! Keeping these pantry staples on hand means you can have healthy homemade granola in a moment’s notice. Because it’s so easy to make, this granola works as the perfect topping for parfaits or a great snack on its own anytime.
What makes this healthy homemade granola… healthy? Old fashioned oats are a great source of fiber and good for digestion, chia and sunflower seeds add a dose of plant protein, honey acts as a natural sweetener and coconut oil adds healthy fats and keeps this delicious granola crunchy.
Time: 30 min
Serves: 12
Serving size: 1/4 cup
3 cups old fashioned oats, gluten free 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp sea salt ½ cup sunflower seed butter 1/3 cup honey ¼ cup melted coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla extract
    Preheat oven to 325° F. Line baking pan with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients to small bowl, stir. Stir wet ingredients into dry and mix well. Once fully combined, press onto lined pan and spread into flat layer. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until granola starts to turn golden brown. Let cool completely before breaking apart. Store in airtight container on the counter.
Nutrition facts (per serving):
Calories 218 Fat 12.6 grams Carbs 22.4 grams Fiber 3.4 grams Sugar 1 gram Protein 5.2 grams