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Energized Granola with Chia Seeds

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup black chia seeds

1/4 cup sliced almonds

1/4 cup dried cherries

1/4 cup coconut flakes

1/4 cup golden raisins

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Kosher salt

Yogurt, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together the rolled oats, chia seeds, almonds, cherries, coconut flakes, both types of raisins, the sunflower seeds, walnuts, maple syrup, cinnamon and vanilla in a large bowl. Pour onto the prepared baking sheet and season with salt.
  3. Bake, stirring after 15 minutes, until the nuts are golden brown, about 30 minutes total. Let cool and add to your favorite yogurt!

Cook’s Note

Use any dried fruit or nuts that you enjoy or already have in your pantry.