Nuts For Granola!

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"I like granola with my Greek Yogurt but commercially prepared ones have lots of fat and calories. This is my attempt to be a little healthier! I have also made a hot cereal using 3/4 cups boiling water to 1/2 cup oat mixture. Add oat mixture to boiling water, bring back to boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until liquid is absorbed."

Original recipe yields 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (521.6 g)
  • Calories 1695.4
  • Total Fat - 64.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 27.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 258.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 34.7 g
  • Sugars - 109 g
  • Protein - 44.5 g
  • Calcium - 304.3 mg
  • Iron - 12.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.6 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 300ºF.

Step 2

In a large cast-iron pan, melt the coconut oil if it's solid, otherwise just add oil to pan.

Step 3

Mix together oats and nuts, add to pan.

Step 4

In a saucepan, combine juice, sugar and spices. Bring to boil and keep to a simmer until slightly reduced.

Step 5

Pour liquid over oat mixture and stir until everything seems evenly mixed.

Step 6

Put into oven until golden. (about 20 minutes)

Step 7

Remove from oven and stir in raisins and cranberries.

Step 8

Return to oven for another 5 minutes or until mixture is dry.

Step 9

Cool completely.

Step 10

Store in airtight container or bag in refrigerator.

Step 11

Can be used hot or cold (see recipe description).

Tips & Variations

  • I use a cast iron pan but it could easily be made on a rimmed baking sheet.