The Best Homemade Granola Ever

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You’re going to love this easy and healthy granola recipe! It’s loaded with perfectly toasted oats, nuts, and seeds, dried fruit and coconut flakes, and delicately coated in maple-vanilla-cinnamon goodness. 


  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup raw pecans, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup raw cashews, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup raw almonds, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 3/4 cup dried apricots, roughly chopped (Turkish are best)
  • 3/4 cup dried goji berries, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup raw coconut flakes


  1. Preheat the oven to 275°F (135°C) and line two baking sheets with baking paper.
  2. Heat a saucepan over low heat and add in the maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Stir to combine. Once coconut oil has melted, turn off the stove, and allow the mixture to cool off. 
  3. In a bowl, combine the oats, nuts, seeds, and the liquid mixture. Toss well. Split the mixture between the two baking sheets, and spread it out evenly. 
  4. Bake for 15 minutes. Quickly remove the sheets from the oven, flip/toss the granola, and bake for a further 8 minutes. Quickly remove again and sprinkle the coconut flakes on top, and bake for 7 more minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven, and allow the granola to cool completely. Mix with the dried fruit. Enjoy!

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