Easy Paleo Granola Recipe

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Easy Paleo Granola Recipe

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Prep

5 minutes

Cook

15 minutes

Yield

8

This easy paleo granola recipe is super healthy, easy-to-make, and entirely versatile to make it your own with your fav nuts and seeds.

Move over grocery store granola – my homemade paleo granola is here. Trying to find healthy granola can be tricky and this is exactly why I created my homemade paleo granola recipe. Not only is this the best granola recipe that is a perfect snack or addition to any breakfast, but it is also so easy to make and completely customizable to your favorite dried fruit or nuts you may be craving.

Paleo Granola in mason jar

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Paleo Granola Recipe

  • Easy – What makes this homemade paleo granola the best recipe? How easy it is! It can be made in 20 minutes
  • Customizable – Choose ANY nuts, dried fruit, and spices that you like
  • Crunchy – It is filled with big clusters of oats, seeds, and nuts

🍲 Ingredients

Pumpkin Seeds – Pumpkin seeds may be small, but they’re packed full of nutrients. And eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, protein, and fibre. Pumpkin seeds are the perfect addition to this paleo granola recipe.

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Cranberries – Cranberries are such a yummy, flavourful and versatile dried berry that takes this homemade paleo granola recipe to the next level. They are also packed with antioxidants making them a superfood staple.

paleo granola in mixing bowl

👩‍🍳 How to Make Paleo Granola

  1. Preheat the oven to 325F prepare a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large bowl. Mix to combine.
  3. Transfer the granola mixture to the prepared baking tray and gently press down + together.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool completely and then break apart into a jar or airtight container.
  6. Enjoy with yogurt, milk, smoothie bowl, or eat by the handful! Yum!
granola ingredients

🪄 Tips and Tricks

  • Not Vegan? You can use honey in place of maple syrup for this paleo granola recipe
  • Nuts: Use any nuts, dried fruit, and spices to make your granola your own
  • Add: Chocolate chips and chopped chocolate to add some sweetness to this recipe

🗒 Variations


🗒 Best served with

👝 How to Store Leftovers

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for 1 – 2 months.

🤔 Common Questions

Is granola allowed on a paleo diet?

It can be if you make/buy the right granola. You want a granola that uses nuts and seeds versus oats, and only a small amount of natural sweeteners. It can be hard to find this in the store so I recommend making your own.

Is granola good or bad for you?

It’s good in moderation and if you make it yourself, you can limit the amount of sugar you use in it which will make it healthier.

Why are oats not allowed on paleo?

Although oats are healthy they do contain anti-nutrients that the Paleo diet tries to avoid. They also can be contaminated with gluten.

Easy Paleo Granola Recipe

5 from 18 votes
This easy paleo granola recipe is super healthy, easy-to-make, and entirely versatile to make it your own with your fav nuts and seeds.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Vegan Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar Free, Paleo
Servings 8
Calories 368 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup pecans pieces
  • ½ cup walnuts pieces
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup dried sweetened cranberries
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
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Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 325F prepare a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Add all ingredients to a large bowl. Mix to combine.
  • Transfer the granola mixture to the prepared baking tray and gently press down + together.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely and then break apart into a jar or airtight container.
  • Enjoy with yogurt, milk, smoothie bowl, or eat by the handful! Yum!

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Notes

If you are not vegan, you can use honey in place of maple syrup.
Use ANY nuts, dried fruit, and spices that you wish. You get to customize your granola. This recipe is a great base for you to play with-change any ratio of ingredients!
If you want to add chocolate chips or chopped chocolate, incorporate it after baking to keep the pieced intact 
OR bake it with the granola and mix directly out of the oven to coat in chocolate. Yum!
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for 1 – 2 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 8 | Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.4g | Protein: 9.6g | Fat: 32.2g | Saturated Fat: 5.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.3g | Sodium: 200.1mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 1.8g
Review This Recipe Let us know how it was!
Uri

5 stars
Can I replace the coconut oil with ghee butter, what would you say?

Maria Koutsogiannis

easily!

Mariam

5 stars
Top granola recipe ever. It’s chewy and crunchy. So good!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thanks, mariam! I love this recipe so much!

Chloe

5 stars
My go-to recipe! I used maple syrup for myself as I am vegan but also used honey for my husband, half!

Maria Koutsogiannis

such a great swap!

Brenda

5 stars
How do I know what coconut oil to use?

Maria Koutsogiannis

hey Brenda, most coconut oils work. just use what you can find.

Francesca

5 stars
This is my second batch! Love love this I take a huge hand fulls at a time!

Maria Koutsogiannis

isn’t it just so good!

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