Bare Bones Granola

Carolyn Haas


I like to add a couple tablespoons of granola into my morning fruit and yogurt. I do not like to add extra sugar, so this works well for me. I can't vouch for how tasty it would be on it's own! PS Baking it in the oven gives a more toasted flavor to the oats, but in the interest of keeping my house cool, I opted to skip the oven! Also, it takes less cooking time on the stove-top. 1 WW point for 2 tablespoons.


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5 Min
30 Min


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    coconut oil
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    coconut flakes (sweetened or unsweetened)
  • 2 1/2 c
    oatmeal (old-fashioned or quick)
  • 2 Tbsp
    slivered or sliced almonds
  • 1/4 c
    raisins (dark, golden or craisins)

How to Make Bare Bones Granola


  1. Melt coconut oil in large cast-iron skillet on medium heat. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon.
  2. Add coconut and stir for several minutes until everything is well-blended.
  3. Add oatmeal and nuts, stir together well. Keep stirring over medium heat until you notice oats and coconut starting to turn golden. OR Bake in 300ºF oven for about 1/2 hour, stirring once or twice.
  4. Turn off heat or remove from oven and add your choice of raisins while mixture is still hot.
  5. Cool completely. Store in zip lock bag.

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About Bare Bones Granola

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Hashtag: #sugar-free

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