Best Granola Ever


  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • ½  cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ½  cup sliced almonds
  • ¼  cup chopped almonds
  • ¼  cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ¼  cup sesame seeds
  • 2 TBSP flaxseed meal
  • ½  tsp cinnamon
  • ¼  cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup honey (you may want an extra 1 tablespoon if you like chunkier granola)
  • 1 TBSP vanilla

1.  Mix oats, coconut, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flax seed meal and cinnamon in a large bowl.
2.  Over medium heat combine oil and honey.  Bring just to a boil, then turn off the heat and add the vanilla.
3.  Pour the wet ingredients over the dry and mix until dry ingredients are totally covered.
4.  Bake at 300° for about 10 minutes, then stir.  Bake another 10-20 minutes. Watch VERY carefully.  Remove when golden brown.
5.  Cool completely before storing.

Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (9, 7 and 4). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}