Healthy Fruit and Berry Blast Granola with Flax Seed and Millet

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Granola is so easy to make yourself. This recipe is just a guide. Follow it to the tee or add whatever your favorite fruit nuts and seeds are.

Healthy Fruit and Berry Blast Granola with Flax Seed and Millet

6 cups old fashioned rolled oats

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon table salt

1/2 cup coconut flakes

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

1/2 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts

1/2 cup sliced almonds

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

1/2 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup flax seed

1/2 cup millet

1/4 cup freeze dried sliced strawberries

1/4 cup freeze dried blueberries

1/4 cup freeze dried raspberries

1/4 cup dried apples, coarsely chopped

1/8 cup dried cherries

1/8 cup dried apricots, chopped

1/8 cup dried raisins

1/8 cup dried cranberries

1/8 cup dried blueberries

1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract

1/2 cup coconut oil, melted

3/4 cup honey or to taste

3/4 cup egg whites

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with foil and oil them; set aside.

In a large bowl combine the oats, nuts, seeds and dried fruit; toss. In a separate bowl whisk together the melted coconut oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, vanilla extract, almond extract, honey and egg whites until combined well. Pour honey mixture over oat mixture and toss until evenly coated. Divide granola mixture in half between the two prepared baking sheets. Spread out granola in even layer on baking sheet. Bake each sheet for 25-35  minutes or until edges are crisp and golden brown. Allow to cool completely on rack. Once cooled, break into clumps and store in airtight container.

Maggie’s Bakery Granola, make a bunch and munch on all week.


5 cups old fashioned rolled oats

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup sesame seeds

1/2 cup wheat germ

1/2 cup unprocessed Bran

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

3/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup golden syrup, Lyles or Golden Eagle

1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

1/2 cup pecans, chopped and toasted

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

1/2 cup coconut

1/2 cup, diced dried apricots

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup dried blueberries

Combine the oats, wheat germ, bran, sunflower seeds,sesame seeds, nutmeg, salt and cinnamon with the oil , honey and syrup. Place on a foil lined baking sheet and bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour; stirring every 15 minutes. Mixture will be golden brown and soft. As it cools it crunches up. While warm stir in toasted nuts , coconut and dried fruit. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.