Daniel Fast Granola


Homemade granola for the Daniel fast. Can eat as a snack or as cereal.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 50 mins
5 cups


  • ¼ cup pineapple juice

  • ¼ cup coconut oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

  • 3 cups rolled oats

  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds

  • ½ cup pitted dates

  • ¼ cup roasted almonds

  • 1 ¼ cups quick-cooking oats

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

  2. Mix pineapple juice and coconut oil together in a microwave-safe bowl or jar and melt in a microwave, about 1 minute. Add vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt; stir.

  3. Pour rolled oats and sunflower seeds into a large bowl.

  4. Place dates and almonds into an electric blender with pineapple juice mixture. Pulse for about 15 seconds to combine. Pour into oat mixture and stir using a large spoon. Stir in quick-cooking oats. Pour onto the prepared baking sheet evenly.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 2 1/2 hours. Remove from the oven and add raisins and cranberries. Continue to bake until golden, about 30 minutes more. Let cool for 30 minutes before serving.

Cook's Note:

Add 1/3 cup honey in step 2 if not following the Daniel fast.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

292 Calories
12g Fat
44g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 292
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 304mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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