The best and easiest stovetop granola recipe

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It is time for you to cross the granola off your grocery list, that not only it usually is quite pricey but it can also contain excessive amounts of refined sugars and oils, and adventure yourself to make our easy, full of flavour and healthy granola made with a casserole on a stovetop. Homemade granola is the best way to control the real ingredients that you put in, adjust the level of sweetness that you really want or need and give yourself space to be creative and come up with as many different flavours as you wish.

With only 15 minutes and 3 basic ingredients that we all have in our pantry; you can create the granola recipe that you will not want to stop eating. Play with the extra ingredients and come up with as many different flavours as you want. In the recipe below we just use some seeds and nuts but find below a list of different ideas for you to spice your granola up a bit, just add the following ingredients while you cook the granola if you want them toasted or once it has cooled down to keep them fresh:

  • Pecan nuts, orange zest, and chocolate chips.
  • Coconut flakes, dried cranberries, and pistachios.
  • Almonds, dried apple, and sunflower seeds.
  • Goji berries, dried apricot, and raisins.
  • Hazelnuts, lemon zest, sesame seeds, and chia seeds.

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In addition to being a cost-effective alternative to supermarket options, and more sustainable since you save all the unnecessary packaging, this granola is nutritionally very healthy, super crunchy, and very easy to prepare. Furthermore, you don’t need to use the oven, making it even more convenient for any kitchen, and you don’t need large trays or to dirty many utensils.

Granola is a recipe that can be enjoyed in many different ways, from a rich breakfast to a simple snack or dessert. We’ve provided some ideas below for using granola that you’ll love:

  • Add some granola to your yoghurt for breakfast, as a snack or even as a dessert.
  • Use it as a topping to your salads and soups. It will add an extra touch of crunchy and sweetness to your recipes.
  • Plain as a snack while working, watching some TV or on the go.
  • Serve it with you milk of choice as cereal.
  • Make your sponge cakes, bread or muffins crunchier by topping them with your granola before baking.
  • Ice cream or sorbet topping.
  • The best gift idea. Put the granola in a nice jar, add a ribbon and just give it as a gift. People are going to love it.
  • Mix it with some berries and cottage cheese.

Base Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil or olive oil.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey, agave syrup, or maple syrup
  • 2 cups of rolled oats
  • A pinch of salt

Extra Ingredients used for this recipe:

  • ½ cup of pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup of sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup of cashews


  1. Heat the casserole over low heat with a tablespoon of oil.
  2. Once the casserole and oil are hot, add the rolled oats and toast them for 1-2 minutes. Once toasted, remove from the casserole and set aside.
  3. In the same casserole, add a tablespoon of oil along with the two tablespoons of syrup or chosen sweetener. Mix well until it starts to boil.
  4. Once boiling, pour the rolled oats back into the casserole and mix well so that all the oats are coated with the liquid mixture. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Then add the seeds and cashews, turn off the heat, and let the granola finish cooking and the seeds and nuts toast with the residual heat. Stir occasionally.
  6. Allow to cool before serving.

If you prefer not to toast the extra ingredients, add them only once the granola is cooled and mix well.

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