If you’re craving rolled oats with nuts, agave, and maybe even dried fruit, look no further than this list of 15 easy-to-make granola recipes. We’ve got some great recipes that are great to add to your breakfast, or to snack on between meals!
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1. Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola
This Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola by Gabrielle St. Claire is easy to throw together, affordable, features tons of superfoods that add nutrients and texture, it has a gorgeous lemon flavor, homemade dried blueberries, it’s filling, pairs well with yogurt or just simple almond milk, perfect for any season, can easily be made in bulk, and could be made into bars!!
2. Cherry Almond Cluster Granola
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This Cherry Almond Cluster Granola by Kristen Genton isn’t your typical granola recipe! It goes so well fruit or on top of yogurt! Rather than using oats as the main ingredient for this recipe is sliced almonds instead of oats!
3. Banana Coconut Cashew Granola
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This Banana Coconut Cashew Granola by Angelina Papanikolaou is the granola of your tropical dreams. Bananas, toasted coconut, roasted cashews, maple syrup. Think tropical banana bread but in granola form. This homemade healthy Banana Coconut Cashew Granola is crunchy, tropical, and completely addicting – made with just a few healthy ingredients!
4. Savory Granola
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The amazing thing about granola is that you can, just like banana ice cream, use the basic recipe, exchange the spices and make your own combination. This Savory Granola by True Foods Blog is perfect for topping your salad and soups or just munching on as a mid-day snack. It only takes about 20-30 min to make and the ingredients are pretty simple. You have to try this savory granola!
5. Apple Pie Granola with Toasted Pecans and Quinoa
This recipe for granola features homemade dehydrated apples, it’s the saving grace concept for apples on their way out, has minimal ingredients, minimal added sugar, features crispy pecans, quinoa for an added protein boost, can easily be made in bulk, given as a holiday gift, perf for fall, and is my new favorite granola!! You’ll love Gabrielle St. Claire‘s Apple Pie Granola with Toasted Pecans and Quinoa!
6. Cinnamon Crunch Granola
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You are searching for a sugar- and oil-free granola recipe that does not have an overwhelming list of ingredients? Then stop right there! This easy and tasty Cinnamon Crunch Granola by Melanie Jacobs is much better (and healthier) than all those boxed varieties from the store.
7. Sweet Potato Granola
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Made with roasted sweet potato, loaded with fiber, nuts, and seeds, this Sweet Potato Granola by Sara Oliveira is perfect to accompany coconut yogurt, plant-based milk, or eat directly from the jar. Whenever baking sweet potatoes save 2 or 3 to make this granola, it will be a favorite!
8. Maple Spice Granola
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This Maple Spice Granola by Claire Ragozzino is a tried-and-true granola recipe. It’s versatile and easy to modify flavor combinations using a variety of fruits and nuts to shift the seasonal focus – think chocolate/cherry, banana/walnut, coconut/apricot, and more. This holiday variety uses warming spices and a mix of fresh apples and dried cherries, it has a bit of fruitcake quality with its cinnamon, citrus, ginger, and fruit combo. Great for holiday gifting!
9. Apple Walnut Spice Granola
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Ah, autumn … what could set the mood for the season better than this Apple Walnut Spice Granola by Lisa Lotts? Chewy dried apples and golden raisins are little pockets of chewy sweetness throughout, and the walnuts provide a satisfying crunch. This granola makes a great topping for your favorite dairy-free yogurt, milk, or even ice cream!
10. Sugar-Free Buckwheat Granola
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This Sugar-Free Buckwheat Granola by Charmaine San Pedro is wheat-free, soy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, preservative-free, vegan, and sugar-free! It’s a free for all, I tell ya! Delicious, the perfect amount of crunch, and a great on-the-go snack or breakfast. Alternatively, you can use rolled oats (make sure they’re organic gluten-free) instead of buckwheat oats.
11. Paleo Granola
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This Paleo Granola by Taryn Fitz-Gerald is the perfect way to start your morning and a great snack to keep you energized throughout the day. Plus, it’s paleo and grain-free, so almost anyone can enjoy it.
12. Lemon Coconut Granola With Cashews
I love to eat this Lemon Coconut Granola With Cashews by Patricia Idus by itself as a snack or for breakfast with almond milk or coconut yogurt. It also makes for a great smoothie bowl topping! Since lemon is even better when coconut is involved, I added some crunchy coconut chips to the recipe.
13. Cashew Coconut Granola
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14. Peanut Butter Granola
This Peanut Butter Granola by Amanda Froelich is very, very simple. And because it’s so simple, you can easily substitute ingredients that you or your loved ones may not consume. For instance, some people’s digestive systems are sensitive to peanut butter. If this is the case, substitute almond butter!
15. Seedy Granola
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