These healthy homemade granola contains no added sugar and is full of nutrients. It is so easy to make ahead and store in tightly sealed containers. Then it’s ready when you crave snack or breakfast without cooking.
All the ingredients in this granola are packed with protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber and healthy fats. Raw cashews and pecans give you that nutty crunch. Naturally sweet dates and apricots are good sources of vitamins and minerals. Oats are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Just a little coconut in the mix gives you fiber, minerals which may boost heart health.
I used maple syrup in the granola instead of regular cane sugar for its lower glycemic index. Simple flavorings such as cinnamon and vanilla just make it more delicious.
I hope you try this easy prep healthy homemade granola. Make it ahead and it’s always ready when you need a nutritious snack or breakfast. Stay healthy and safe!
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. In a bowl combine all ingredients and mix together. Transfer mixture onto the parchment lined baking sheet. Spread it around with a spatula and level the top. Bake in preheated oven at 350ºF for 25 minutes.
Take baking sheet out and let it cool completely on a rack. When cooled, transfer granola in tightly sealed containers. Perfect for snack or serve with milk and diced fruit for breakfast.