Before leaving on our road trip, I had a bowl of Chobani Vanilla yogurt + Nutty Coconut Homemade Granola.


I was all out of granola and decided to make my own.  Granola can so EXPENSIVE even though it only contains a few basic ingredients that you probably have in your fridge and pantry right now!




  • 1 cup rolled oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup mixed unsalted nuts (I used almonds and pecans), chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup.




  • Pre-heat oven to 350.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together and then add the maple syrup.
  • Hand mix with a spoon until oatmeal is entirely coated with syrup.
  • Spread out loosely onto a non-stick cookie sheet and press flat.
  • Bake at 350 for 35 minutes, turning occasional and re-pressing.
  • Let cool and enjoy!
  • Store in airtight container.
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MMMMM – delicious!


Have a great night.



  • FoodsThatFit March 8, 2009, 11:46 am

    That looks delicious! I love homemade stuff like that b/c it is so much cheaper and you know exactly what is in it and the nutrition stats. I bet that would be great on top of top of a berry or fruit cobbler, YUM!

  • Mica March 8, 2009, 11:52 am

    I love homemade granola. It makes me feel so great to have CUPS of it on hand during the week, instead of buying a tiny bad for $6 on the weekend. Yay for being resourceful!

  • Run Saraah March 8, 2009, 12:02 pm

    Oh yum, my mom makes homemade granola all the time but I havenèt yet!

  • Thinspired March 8, 2009, 12:02 pm

    This is such a great idea! I think it’s a lot healthier than so many of the commercial granolas out there, and probably cheaper, too! Thanks for another great idea πŸ™‚

  • Whitney March 8, 2009, 12:30 pm

    I made homemade granola this week too! It is very yummy. I got addicted to Bare Naked Apple Cinnamon but it is WAY too expense.

  • just me March 8, 2009, 12:49 pm

    have a great time tonight!!! i Know it’s going to be great!!!!

  • VeggieGirl March 8, 2009, 12:50 pm

    Holy yum, for sure!!

    Have fun tonight!!

  • Megan March 8, 2009, 1:00 pm

    mmm homemade granollaaaa!!!

    enjoy BRITNEY!! i am so jealous.

  • Leah March 8, 2009, 1:24 pm

    Looks great! Have fun!

  • Danielle March 8, 2009, 1:36 pm

    So Jealous! Can’t wait to hear/read all about it!

  • Lisa D. March 8, 2009, 1:46 pm

    You are so right about the granola…I can’t believe how much some places charge for what is essentially a bag of oats with some nuts and things. I make a coconut version that uses flour, but I think I’m going to have to try your recipe-Lisa D.

  • Haleigh March 8, 2009, 2:41 pm

    I adore homemade granola! I am thinking I should make another batch sometime soon! Have fun at your concert πŸ™‚

  • ksgoodeats March 8, 2009, 2:51 pm

    I am SO EXCITED for you!! Have a BLAST with B.Spears!!

  • Nicole March 8, 2009, 5:22 pm

    Have fun!!!

  • eatingRD March 9, 2009, 10:10 am

    That granola looks great! I always like to try to make my own stuff like that because it’s so much cheaper. I recently posted about homemade granola bars, and it’s fun to vary the ingredients each time too. I’m definitely going to try that recipe, is it crunchy and chunky like Bare Naked? looks yummy πŸ™‚


  • DeFrump Me March 9, 2009, 10:22 am

    This looks really good!!!!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 9, 2009, 12:31 pm

    eatign rd – its very crunchy, not chewy! i like it a lot. πŸ™‚

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