Good-for-you granola

Good-for-you granola

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(110 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Makes 15 servings
Try this energy-boosting granola breakfast to start your day - it's good for you!

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal259
  • fat15g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre3g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.02g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 125ml maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300g rolled oats
  • 50g sunflower seed
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 50g pumpkin seeds
  • 100g flaked almond
  • 100g dried berries (find them in the baking aisle)
  • 50g coconut flakes or desiccated coconut
    Coconut

    Coconut

    koe-koe-nut

    A large hairy, brown nut that grows on the coconut tree, found throughout the world's…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 150C/fan 130C/gas 2. Mix the oil, maple syrup, honey and vanilla in a large bowl. Tip in all the remaining ingredients, except the dried fruit and coconut, and mix well.

  2. Tip the granola onto two baking sheets and spread evenly. Bake for 15 mins, then mix in the coconut and dried fruit, and bake for 10-15 mins more. Remove and scrape onto a flat tray to cool. Serve with cold milk or yogurt. The granola can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
oliviagetsthemessage
20th Apr, 2013
5.05
have a small bowl with enough sweetened almond milk to just cover and let it soak for 5 mins (do something else meanwhile to prevent temptation!) as is quite crunchy and chewy and it just becomes an unbelievable, sweet, complex but guilt free, nutritious breakfast that lasts me till lunch! and i mean a SMALL bowl! also fantastic with your choice of natural yoghurt and fresh fruit :)
clareweston56
26th Mar, 2013
5.05
Delicious! And so easy
lucyg0702
16th Mar, 2013
Im really looking forward to making this recipe! If anyone who has made this see's this post could you please give me a rough estimate on how many portions this recipe makes? Im just wondering how many breakfast it will last me :) Also does it keep well or lose its crunchiness? Thanks :)
lukebel71
25th Feb, 2013
5.05
My favourite granola recipe, so easy to make a totally gorgeous -a family favourite!
hollytree99
23rd Feb, 2013
5.05
DELICIOUS! My amendments: I use a bit less honey than suggested, and I use half/half maple syrup and agave syrup, and reduced quantity from 125ml to 100ml - it was still plenty sweet enough, especially with dried fruit. I don't add the fruit before it all gets toasted as I prefer the softer texture. Just stir it in once it's out the oven, but still warm. I add a generous pinch of salt, plus 1 tsp ground cinnamon and 1 tsp ground ginger. I also did half/half of the flaked almonds with chopped pecans which is another lovely flavour and texture. I agree with earlier comments about too many sesame seeds making it rather "bitty" - I substituted half the quantity with sunflower seeds.
gayle-short77
30th Jan, 2013
5.05
This is excellent, very tasty and great for snacks or breakfast. My only question would be what they class as a serving. I weighed my finally batch and divided it by 15 but then i can't be sure that the calories would be the same. If anyone knows please let me know. Cheers
lucykelly68
22nd Jan, 2013
5.05
This was my first attempt at granola, and I was not disappointed. It was very delicious, sweet enough but not too strict-tasting. Loved it!
chicajules
19th Jan, 2013
5.05
I have made this twice now. Such a tasty wholesome breakfast very filling too.
jcrawford323
22nd Nov, 2012
5.05
I made this for a walking weekend with friends and everyone loved it. Very simple to make and very moreish.
mumzylol
14th Nov, 2012
This has become a breakfast staple in our house. Delicious! I add a teaspoon of fine sea salt in with the oats and nuts and I find that it really accentuates the flavour of the granola. Have used dried apricots, cashews, dried mango and flax seeds. Such a versatile recipe with great results every time.

Pages

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.