This healthy and sweet granola makes a great yogurt parfait or pairs well with non-fat Greek yogurt or low-fat milk.

Servings: 4-5 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut or sunflower oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Optional Ingredients

  • ½ cup wide cut coconut
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup dried fruit of choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and line edged baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix rolled oats and brown sugar together.
  3. In separate bowl, whisk together the oil, honey and vanilla.
  4. Pour wet mixture over dry mixture and stir to coat thoroughly.
  5. Add in chopped almonds. (Add optional seeds)
  6. Spread on baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Stir frequently, every 5 minutes, to ensure even baking. It should be golden brown when it is done.
  8. Add any dried fruit or coconut after finished baking. (Optional)
  9. Let it cool on the baking sheet and break up any large pieces.
  10. Store in an airtight container (can store for 3 weeks) and enjoy!