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.

Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016




Ingredient Checklist


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; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 17.6g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 5.5g; fat 7.9g 12% DV; saturated fat 0.8g 4% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 5.3IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 9.1mcg 2% DV; calcium 19.8mg 2% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 52mg 19% DV; potassium 100.3mg 3% DV; sodium 29.1mg 1% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 13% DV; added sugar 5g.

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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