I’ve been making my own granola for longer than I can remember! I have tweaked the recipe over the years, and this is my favorite version these days. This granola includes lots of nuts and seeds, and therefore good fats and protein. Plus it definitely fills you up! I love to eat it any time of day, especially with fresh fruit and unsweetened almond milk!
Note: You can also add 1 cup raisins or dried fruit near the end of the baking process!
Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
Combine the chopped nuts/seeds with the following ingredients:
2 cups rolled oats (you can use gluten-free oats if desired)
1 Tblsp sesame seeds
2 tsp cinnamon
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and combine. That’s it!
Coat 9×13 baking pan with cooking spray and spread and pat granola evenly with a spatula.
Bake for 12 min and toss in pan and then pat down again.
Bake for another 12 min and repeat. At this point you can also add in any dried fruit (e.g. 1 cup raisins or dried cranberries). Pat down again.
Bake for additional 5 min.
Allow to cool in pan and then store in air-tight container.
Enjoy for breakfast or as a snack any time of day!