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Easy Spiced Coconut Granola

Many storebought granolas are labeled "nourishing" or "natural" but have you ever read the label closely? It's super easy to make your own spiced coconut granola at home!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy spiced coconut granola, homemade granola, spiced coconut granola recipe
Servings: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups quick oats or old fashioned oats
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds Buy organic chia seeds here
  • 1 Tbsp whole flax seed freshly ground
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup walnuts or pecans optional
  • 1/2 tsp pink salt or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ginger
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp ┬ámaple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250.
  • In a nutri-bullet or coffee grinder, grind flax seeds to a powder.
  • In a medium bowl mix all dry ingredients.
  • If coconut oil is solid melt in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • Pour melted coconut oil and syrup over dry mixture.
  • Stir well with a wooden spoon.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. I bought a non- toxic cookie sheet and I love it!
  • Spread granola mix evenly over cookie sheet.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly brown on top.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • Store in a ziplock bag or mason jar.

Notes

*Coconut oil can be refined or unrefined. Using unrefined will give you more of a coconut flavor.
*I like to eat this granola as a breakfast cereal with coconut milk. It's also great as a topping for yogurts or fruit!
*You can add things like cranberries, raisins, or almonds.
Get a stainless steel cookie sheet here