Breakfast Food

Granola

January 10, 2012


Hooked! We’re homemade granola converts as of a year ago. What do I get myself into?!? Homemade dog food… now homemade granola instead of the dried boxed cereal? What’s next? But honestly, it’s fool proof to make, a fraction of the retail cost, and makes a ton (2 gallon sized ziplocks). Try it – you’ll never go back.

19 Comments

  • Reply Becca January 10, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    This looks SO good, and I have everything to make it! Waho!

    • Reply missy January 10, 2012 at 2:29 pm

      Start mixin’ friend! Can’t wait to hear how you like it! xo

    • Reply Becca January 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm

      Made it this morning and it is SO good! And it made the house smell amazing! My hubby was laughing at me because I kept saying, “smell that, it’s delicious!” Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

  • Reply Shanon January 10, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Looks delish, but I hate coconut. Can I add nuts, maybe almonds?

    • Reply missy January 10, 2012 at 2:30 pm

      Absolutely NOT! ha! Of course! Just make sure you keep the ratios the same or your wet ingredients won’t work. I’ve used almonds, pumpkin seeds, other nuts, and dried fruits in exchange for other ingredients. Almonds or pecans would be awesome with the cranberries! LMK how it turns out for you! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Anna @ The Guiltless Life January 10, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    Looks amazing! Love that it is sweetened with honey! I have always made my own granola – no store-bought sugary stuff for me!

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 1:57 am

      I’d love to hear how you make yours! Honey is definitely the way to go! I’ve learned a lot lately about health benefits involving honey… just another reason to relish each bite knowing it’s good for me too!

  • Reply Alexandria Smith January 10, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    Yum! I love granola! I eat it almost every morning with greek yogurt and berries. I love making whole foods…it just makes me feel so much better knowing what I am putting in my body, and in turn in my little one’s body πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing and I hope you are feeling better!

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 1:58 am

      Definitely share the same philosophy! You’re so welcome!

  • Reply diana January 10, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    We love this granola recipe. I tried it when you put it on your blog and we’ve been making it for about a year too. So easy that Kevin even makes it when we run out if I don’t have time. We’ve tried others but this is our favorite!!!

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 1:59 am

      Wow, I’m going to have to get Ryan behind the mixing bowls next time. BEYOND happy that it’s become a household staple. At least I’m not the only one that feels compelled to not try anything else. ha!

  • Reply Ali @ whatalididnext January 10, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    Yum this looks simple and gorgeous !
    Baking day at home today with my girls – will will make this as well.

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 1:59 am

      Meep! So excited to hear how you like it! xo

  • Reply Jenedy January 10, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    D-lish! Totally try’n it!

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 1:59 am

      D-efintely has YOUR name all over it!

  • Reply Ashley January 11, 2012 at 5:07 am

    looks delicious! can’t wait to try!

    • Reply missy January 12, 2012 at 2:00 am

      Sister, you’ll LOVE. I just know it. Hey, we need to swap recipes with that cool app that you and K share. Seriously.

  • Reply jill December 16, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    I absolutely love this recipe. I have made it again and again….it is so amazing. My two year old begs for yogurt and gra-nooo-la… πŸ™‚

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