Healthy granola (no sugar or oil)

healthy granola breakfast

It’s so gorgeous out, the sun is out, the birds are chirping away like insane, there is a mild breeze in the air, my feline is romping in the lawn, so all I truly wan na do is to drop someplace in the garden with a book in hand and a homemade ginger-mint lime-onade however work is calling so I believed I need to make a look.

I understand you are most likely not in the state of mind for cooking either, so today I bring you my most current summer season breakfast dish that is tasty and healthy and works as an ideal automobile for all the seasonal fruit to be provided directly to your mouth. It’s a much healthier handle granola. This dish utilizes no oil or any sugarcoated whatsoever (well, apart from my stem ginger cubes which you can change with any dry fruit) which’s how it’s been created, so I’m accepting no problems about it not being sweet enough.

Do not get me incorrect, I have absolutely nothing versus a more indulgent granola at all. In truth, I enjoy it a lot that whenever I make a batch, I will not rest up until I hoover everything up on the day I made it (!) so it’s a little bit of a deadly compound in my home. Nevertheless, I truly do not believe your body requires any sugar very first thing in the early morning and I have actually discovered this sugar-free granola served along with a couple of dollops of my preferred vegan yoghurt and a handful of strawberries makes my tastebuds absolutely pleased and does not make me grab the maple syrup. I’m hoping you’ll concur.

This is an ideal warm weather condition breakfast and tastes even much better after you have actually done some workout very first thing. Because we have actually been having some correct heat here in Bristol, I have actually chosen that the only method I can ever return to routine running– after I dumped it for a month due to post-vaccine tiredness initially and after that being away– is to awaken early and go very first thing. I wager for many individuals that’s not a huge offer at all, however for me– a night owl– it belongs to abuse. After discussing it for days, I lastly handled to drag myself outside prior to it got too hot to trot (I imply actually) and did a 5K. It wasn’t quite, my body isn’t utilized to it, however I am dealing with altering that. Today I’m resting my hurting muscles a little and tomorrow is my 2nd run, want me luck! Returning house to a couple of glasses of water and a cooling granola breakfast in the garden seems like such a well made benefit!

PS: If you make my healthy granola, do not forget to tag me on Instagram as @lazycatkitchen and utilize the #lazycatkitchen hashtag. I enjoy seeing your handles my dishes!

healthy granola ingredients

healthy granola making

healthy granola mixing

healthy granola spreading

healthy granola tray baked

healthy granola jar top down

healthy granola jar

  • makes: 1 L/ 4 cups
  • preparation: 15 minutes
  • cooking: 40 minutes

Active Ingredients

  • 120 g/ 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana *
  • 15 g/ 2 tablespoon ground flax seeds or chia seeds
  • 25 g/ 2 tablespoon runny almond butter (or other nut/ seed butter)
  • 170 g/ 2 cups rolled jumbo oats (gluten-free licensed if needed)
  • 50 g/ 1/2 cup sliced almonds or other nuts/ seeds
  • 50 g/ 1/2 cup sliced pecans or other nuts/ seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp great sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 50 g/ 1 3/4 oz stem ginger (3 balls), diced carefully or dried apricots


  1. Preheat the oven to 130 ° C/ 265 ° F fan function (or 150 ° C/ 300 ° F without the fan) and line a big baking tray with a piece of baking paper.
  2. In a big bowl, mix mashed up banana, ground flax and almond butter. Stir well up until well integrated and reserved for 10 minutes for flax to trigger.
  3. Mix in the remainder of the components.
  4. Spread the granola mix on the ready baking tray and bake for about 40 minutes. Turn the tray and turn the granola pieces after about 20 minutes– utilize a spatula and be mild if you do not desire break huge clusters up.
  5. Enable the granola to cool off (it will crisp up) prior to utilizing. Shop in an airtight container. Usage within a week.


* This granola has no extra sugar in any kind so it isn’t really sweet. If you ‘d rather make it sweeter, sub 1/4 cup of mashed banana with maple syrup, agave or other liquid sweetener. Additionally, spray with coconut (or other) sugar.

If you desire more details on a few of the components that we utilize in our dishes, take a look at our glossary.

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