Vanilla Flax Granola

Making your own granola allows you to create whatever flavors you desire. Crystallized ginger, chopped dates, a sprinkle of cinnamon, coconut flakes, dried papaya—the possibilities are endless!

Serves: 10Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup vegan margarine
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup flax meal or wheat germ
  • ¾ cup raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Melt and whisk together maple syrup, vegan margarine, and vanilla over low heat until margarine is melted.
  • Toss together oats, flax meal, and raisins on a large baking tray in a single layer (you may need to use two trays).
  • Drizzle maple-syrup mixture over oats and raisins, gently tossing to combine as needed.
  • Bake for 25–30 minutes, carefully tossing once during cooking. Granola will harden as it cools.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup vegan margarine
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup flax meal or wheat germ
  • ¾ cup raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Melt and whisk together maple syrup, vegan margarine, and vanilla over low heat until margarine is melted.
  • Toss together oats, flax meal, and raisins on a large baking tray in a single layer (you may need to use two trays).
  • Drizzle maple-syrup mixture over oats and raisins, gently tossing to combine as needed.
  • Bake for 25–30 minutes, carefully tossing once during cooking. Granola will harden as it cools.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories240
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium70mg
Total Carbohydrate37g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars22g
Protein4g