Easy Granola Recipe for a Healthy Family Breakfast

Mornings can be hectic, but that doesn’t mean sacrificing a nutritious breakfast. This simple granola recipe is perfect for busy families. Plus, it’s packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups rolled oats 
  • 1 cup mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans), roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried fruits (raisins, cranberries, chopped dates)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 300°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, chopped nuts, seeds, shredded coconut, ground cinnamon, and salt. Stir well.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, honey (or maple syrup), and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients. Stir thoroughly. 
  5. Spread the granola mixture evenly onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring once halfway through for even baking.
  6. Once removed from the oven and while still warm, stir in the dried fruit. Let the granola cool and store it in an airtight container for up to two weeks.