Home-made crunchy granola

A quick recipe to prepare crunchy granola at home with mixed seeds and nuts. Top your favourite yogurt for a delicious breakfast.


Ingredients for crunchy granola

275 g of mixed nuts, i.e. almonds, walnuts, pistachioes
250 g of sunflower seeds
80 g of dried coconut meat
3 spoonfuls of chia seeds
1 teaspoonful of powdered cinnamon
a pinch of sea salt
80ml of coconut oil
80ml of maple syrup

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Ingredients for preparing crunchy granola © Laura La Monaca


Preheat the oven at 150°C. Cover two baking trays with greaseproof paper.

Put the nuts in a food processor and coarsely blend them. Add the seeds and blend until the pieces are the same size. You can also cut the nuts using a knife.

Put the nuts and seeds in a big bowl. Add the coconut meat, chia seeds, cinnamon and salt.

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Blend the nuts and seeds in a food processor. Then add the coconut meat, chia seeds, cinnamon and salt © Laura La Monaca

Pour the coconut oil and maple syrup in the bowl. Mix thoroughly. Divide the mixture into two parts and evenly spread it on the two sheets of greaseproof paper.

Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, stirring a couple of times.

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Spread the mixture on a tray covered with greaseproof paper © Laura La Monaca

The crunchy granola is ready when it is golden brown and fragrant. You should keep it in a hermetic glass container for a few weeks.

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Home-made crunchy granola should be kept in a hermetic glass container for a few weeks © Laura La Monaca

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