Homemade Granola with Ginger


This delicious homemade granola has loads of nuts for protein and is made with maple syrup.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
16 servings


  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup chopped almonds

  • ¼ cup pepitas

  • ½ cup maple syrup

  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted

  • ¼ cup chopped crystallized ginger

  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Mix rolled and quick-cooking oats, pecans, walnuts, almonds, and pepitas together and spread out on a sheet pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Reduce oven temperature to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).

  4. Mix maple syrup, coconut oil, crystallized ginger, turmeric, ground ginger, cinnamon, salt, cardamom, and pepper together in a smaller bowl and pour over the oats and nuts. Mix thoroughly, then pour mixture back onto the baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Turn oven off and leave granola in for 1 hour.

  6. Remove from the oven and let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

To make your own crystallized ginger, cut up fresh ginger and place it in a pan with a little maple syrup and water. Cook until water and syrup are absorbed and ginger is sticky.

Using pepper in the granola is optional.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

183 Calories
9g Fat
23g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 183
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* 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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