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Banana Nut Granola makes the perfect healthy breakfast or snack. Best of all, it's gluten-free, refined sugar free, dairy free and comes together easily in just one bowl and less than 10 minutes of prep time! Full of crunchy clusters, pecans and tropical coconut.

Banana Nut Granola

This Banana Nut Granola is full of crunchy clusters, pecans, and tropical coconut! It makes a delicious snack by itself, or mix it into some yogurt for the perfect breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipe, healthy granola recipe, homemade granola recipe
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 46 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 406 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups gluten free rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground flax seeds optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup smooth almond butter slightly heated in microwave for 15 -20 seconds)
  • 1 medium very ripe banana mashed
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup OR honey
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup dried raisins or cranberries optional (use refined sugar-free raisins if required)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut chips optional

Optional Add-Ins:

  • chocolate chips
  • dried banana chips
  • chia seeds
  • dried plantain chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the oats, shredded coconut, pecans, mashed banana, cinnamon, flax seeds (if using) and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, almond butter, mashed banana, honey, and vanilla extract. Pour over oat mixture and stir until just combined and moistened.
  3. Spread granola in an even layer onto a prepared baking sheet and pat down flat with a spatula or your clean hands.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 - 45 minutes or until golden brown, rotating the pan halfway through. (DO not stir granola while baking).
  5. Remove pan from oven and allow granola to cool completely.
  6. Once cool, break granola into clusters, toss in add-ins of your choice and store in an airtight container.
  7. Serve with yogurt, fresh or freeze-dried bananas or fruit of your choice

Nutrition Facts
Banana Nut Granola
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Sodium 82mg3%
Potassium 364mg10%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.