BEST Homemade Granola Recipes: we’ve gathered the tastiest healthy granola recipes made with simple ingredients. From chocolate to low calorie, discover the best homemade granola recipes here!
How many times have you picked up a bag of granola at the store, already drooling, flipped it around to the nutrition facts on the back, then slowly set that granola down and backed away?
Like, how hard is it to make healthy granola that’s also actually yummy? Not that hard. Not if you make it yourself! 😉
Allow me to take you through the simplest, easiest, and tastiest healthy homemade granola recipes. You’ll find some familiar favorites as well as a few new ones below.
Bonus: I’ve included my delicious basic granola recipe for your customizing pleasure. 🙂
Is Granola healthy?
Not all granola recipes were created equal—and thus, not all granola is healthy. Some are fabulously packed with nuts, seeds and other healthy ingredients; others are straight up crumbled cookies masquerading as a guilt-free snack.
When I develop & look for healthy granola recipes, I look for the following:
- Low added sugar content
- Nutrient-rich ingredients
- No processed ingredients
- Smaller number of ingredients
- Simple to make
Most of today’s homemade granola recipes are lower in sugar, made with simple, whole ingredients and boast yummy, nutrient-rich profiles that will satisfy your sweet tooth and your belly. 🙂
Don’t worry, there are a few dessert-inspired granola recipes as well. (Who says we can’t have it all?)
How to Make Healthy Granola
First, preheat your oven to the directed temperature. Then, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add all of the ingredients listed into the directed mixing bowl(s). Mix thoroughly, until well incorporated.
Pour on Tray
Pour your granola mixture onto the baking sheet you prepared earlier. I like to spread my unbaked granola mixture into a single, even layer, with pockets of space to let air through.
Bake, Flip, Bake
Bake, then flip if needed, then bake again until golden brown, or as instructed by the recipe.
Cool & Enjoy
Cool, then enjoy the best homemade granola recipe!
Below, I’ve included my favorite basic healthy homemade granola recipe. Feel free to customize this recipe with your favorite add-ins, spices and more!
After the recipe below, you’ll find a list of delectable homemade granola recipes with a variety of flavors and healthy ingredients!
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Homemade & Healthy Granola Recipes
Below, I’ve gathered the best homemade granola recipes that just happen to be healthy. Try each one for yourself and discover which healthy granola recipe is your fave!
Low Calorie Granola – from Beaming Baker
Best Gluten Free Granola – from Beaming Baker
Healthy Chunky Granola – from Beaming Baker
Grain Free Granola – from Beaming Baker
Best Keto Granola – from Beaming Baker
Healthy Granola Recipe – from Cookie + Kate
4 Ingredient Healthy Almond Butter Granola – from Beaming Baker
Healthy Chocolate Granola – from Beaming Baker
Healthy Granola Recipe – from Fit Foodie Finds
Best Healthy Granola Recipe – from Beaming Baker
Easy Homemade Granola Recipe with Chocolate Chips – from Beaming Baker
Dark Chocolate Paleo Grain Free Granola – from Beaming Baker
Apple Cinnamon Homemade Gluten Free Granola – from Beaming Baker
Chunky Healthy Granola – from Ambitious Kitchen
Homemade Grain Free Cranberry Walnut Granola – from Beaming Baker
Cinnamon Grain Free Granola – from Beaming Baker
Healthy Peanut Butter Granola – from Beaming Baker
Ooooh! Oooh! Which one will you try first? I’m leaning towards my favorite low calorie granola… or perhaps will be making the healthy chocolate granola for a sweet tooth fix. I can’t wait to hear which one you’ll try next!
Thank you so much for stopping by & sharing in these joyful baking adventures with me and your loved ones. ‘Til the next one…
Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter ❤️
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