This quick and healthy granola recipe can be enjoyed like cereal with milk or sprinkled over yogurt to make an easy parfait. Serve with a banana for a balanced breakfast. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Combine maple syrup, oil and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir in oat, pecans, cinnamon and salt until evenly combined. Evenly spread out onto the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake the granola, stirring halfway through, until golden, 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely before storing.


Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight for up to 2 weeks.

Equipment: Parchment paper

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; 7.9 g total fat; 0.8 g saturated fat; 29 mg sodium. 100 mg potassium; 17.6 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 2.5 g protein; 5 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mcg folate; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 52 mg magnesium; 5 g added sugar;

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Rating: 5 stars
This is really tasty and easy to make. I feel silly for buying expensive granola for so long. I would reduce or omit the salt though as written it gives the granola a bit of a salty taste which is a little weird to me. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Easy to make and really yummy! Made my kitchen smell wonderful. Read More
Rating: 1 stars
I haven’t tried this yet. There is no granola listed in the ingredients.... Read More