Granny’s Granola



2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
½ cup pecans or nuts of your choice (cashews, almonds, pecans, walnuts)
½ cup sunflower seeds or seeds of your choice (sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds)
1 cup raisins or dried fruit of your choice (mango, pineapple, dates, cranberries)
2 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp clove
½ tsp allspice
½ tsp nutmeg
3 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup coconut oil
1 cup maple syrup (grade B) or natural sweetener of choice (honey, stevia, coconut sugar, brown rice syrup)
1 cookie sheet


1.Preheat oven to 300 degrees C. Coat bottom of cookie with thin layer of coconut oil. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix wet ingredients in a separate smaller bowl. Once wet ingredients are blended well, add and mix into dry
ingredients until thoroughly coated.
2.Spread granola in a thin layer onto oiled cookie sheet. Allow to bake for about 20 minutes, checking and stirring at 5 – 7 minute intervals until the mixture is golden in color. Once done, remove from oven and allow to cool completely. If you are making a large batch, store in airtight mason jars in the refrigerator.

Recipe by Lynise Perry –



Related Posts

It’s a Gut Feeling

Did you know that Hippocrates proclaimed, “All disease begins in the gut,” nearly 2500 years ago? And he wasn’t wrong! Your gut health is more

Mediterranean Style grilled Tuna

Chopped Tuna ‘Mayo’ Salad

Ingredients: (serves 1)1 cup red cabbage1 medium carrot½ cup raw broccoli1 courgette/zucchini1 can shredded tuna in brine1 tsp mayonnaise1 tsp plain natural yoghurt1 tsp olive

For a better healthier lifestyle, subscribe to our newsletter packed with healthy recipe ideas and tips from our experts.