My Fave Granola

Looking for a perfect addition to breakfast that will keep you satisfied until one o’clock lunch? Or what about a balanced, high protein, mid-afternoon snack to get you through your last few classes (aka that time where you drink coffee like it’s you day job – even though it’s 4 pm- because you wouldn’t be able to function otherwise)?

This granola recipe is perfect for both of those and anything (truly, ANYTHING!) in between. It’s super easy to make and each time it turns out more delicious than the last. Plus, the ingredients are readily available in most supermarkets and health food stores around Israel.

Oh, and did I mention that it will leave your kitchen with a delicious aroma of maple, nuts, and cinnamon?

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Granola making lessons at TVA!

Just beware that you’ll need to make more quite soon because you might have some friends in other apartments who just might smell your granola and happen to coincidentally stop by at the exact time you open the oven…subtle, right? (Shoutout to…well, you guys know who you are 🙂 ).

But seriously. Everyone should make this. And that includes you. It’s just too good to pass up.

Here are some ways I have incorporated homemade granola into my diet:

Sprinkle a handful of granola (along with peanut butter and cinnamon) on top of plain oatmeal for a more nutritious breakfast
Add some homemade granola to cereal with milk
Add some homemade granola and fresh fruit to your cereal bowl
Sprinkle granola over whole wheat peanut butter toast for an extra crunch

Don’t be afraid to try your own combinations!

Whether you prefer to eat your granola with milk in the morning or as a BEISic snack during chavruta time, you’re bound to enjoy it.

And, as always, don’t forget to share your serving suggestions along with any comments below 🙂

My Fave Granola

This granola is seriously the best. It's perfect over yogurt, with milk or even as a snack by itself. This granola will store in an airtight container for a few weeks.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Brunch, Snack
Keyword: my fave granola
Servings: 15 servings
Author: Dena Gershkovich

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ¼ cup pecans
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup dried cranberries or raisins
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips 
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • Dash of sea salt
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Just mix everything together and spread out evenly on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake granola in the oven at 350 F for about 25-30 minutes, tossing every ten minutes or so. Granola will be golden brown when ready.

Notes

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