Homemade Granola


Eat it for breakfast or use it in our yummy THRIVE Trail Mix recipe!

Prep Time

30 minutes


16 servings
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Chef Todd Leonard


  • 4 c thrive quick oats
  • 1⁄2 c coconut
  • 1⁄4 c flax seed
  • 1⁄2 c macadamia nuts
  • 3⁄4 t thrive iodized salt
  • 1⁄4 c thrive brown sugar
  • 1⁄2 c butter
  • 1⁄2 T cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 T vanilla extract
  • 3⁄4 c thrive honey crystals
  • 1⁄2 c water


MIx together quick oats, coconut, flax seed, and macadamia nuts in a bowl and set aside.

In a small saucepan combine all other ingredients. Bring to a simmer and allow to simmer for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour syrup over oat mixture and stir together until combined.

Spread onto a greased cookie sheet and bake at 350F for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Stir 2–3 times while in oven for even browning. Allow to cool before serving.


Featured in July 2014 Thrive It Up broadcast.