Homemade Granola

31 January, 2018

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I get up at 5 am every day to get my wife out the door and make sure that she has something to eat, so i’m constantly trying to think of quick, healthy meals to make.

Homemade granola is so easy to make, and sooo delicious! It adds a little crunch to your oatmeal or yogurt, and has lots of nutritional value as well! Not to mention, your house smells amazing when it’s baking!

Homemade Granola

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 0:30
Serves 6


What you need

8 cups rolled oats

1 1/2 cups oat bran

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 cup finely chopped pecans

1 cup finely chopped walnuts

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup honey

1 cup vegetable oil

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.  Line two large baking sheets with parchment.
  2. Combine the oats, oat bran, sunflower seeds, pecans, and walnuts in a large bowl. Stir together the salt, brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, oil, cinnamon, and vanilla in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then pour over the dry ingredients, and stir to coat. Spread the mixture out evenly on the baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until crispy and toasted, about 20 minutes. Stir once halfway through. Cool before storing in an airtight container.


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