Coconut Almond Goji Berry Granola Recipe
Coconut Almond Goji Berry Granola, made in a skillet, nutritious and perfect for breakfast.
There is a picture overload in this post!
I’ve become pretty bad with breakfast in the last two weeks. I changed my workout routine and started having just a smoothie in the morning.
But I was missing my granola, so I decided to make some. I wonder how I survived two weeks without granola? It only took me 20 minutes to make this on the stove top.
I also loaded is with some good stuff like shredded coconut, almonds, raisins and dried goji berries. I try to make different kinds of granola all the time, but this recipe is already one of my favorite ones!
Making granola on the stove top saves so much time! In this recipe, it is important to toast the oats a little, but not dry them out completely. Then add some coconut oil and sweetener, almonds and shredded coconut. Add dried fruit like goji berries and raisins at the end. Why both goji berries and raisins? I like them both, but you can use just what you prefer.
Goji berries come from Asia and are used in Chinese medicine. They are usually available in their dried form here in the US. Natural antioxidant, rich in vitamin C and iron. I like to use them in granola, granola bars and smoothies.
Looking for a new crunchy, flavorful and easy to make granola recipe, why not try this one?
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Coconut Almond Goji Berry Granola Recipe
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- 2-3 Tbsp Maple syrup
- 1/2 - 2/3 cup raw almonds
- 3 Tbsp shredded coconut — , unsweetened
- 1/2 cup dried goji berries
- 1/4 cup golden raisins — (optional)
Heat a large skillet on the stove top on low heat. Add rolled oats and spread them to form an even layer. Toast for 2 minutes.
Add coconut oil, salt and stir to incorporate. Toast for 5 more minutes on low heat, stirring occasionally.
Add maple syrup (2 Tbsp, if you don't like to too sweet and 3 Tbsp if you like it more sweet), stir to combine, be careful not to burn the syrup.
Toast for 1-2 more minutes. Add shredded coconut and almonds. Toast for about 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally, until coconut and almonds are toasted, not burned. (Cook for as long as you like, depending on your taste).
Remove from heat and add goji berries and raisins.
Let it cool. Store in air tight container.
I love homemade granola and your ingredient list got all my favorites in it! So good to know that it’s done in a skillet! 😀 Can’t wait to try this healthy recipe.
I love granola, Mira! It’s so easy to make and there are endless flavor combinations! This berry kind looks fantastic! Love all the flavors in here!
Ohhhhh, granola. I get it, Mira! “How could I go two weeks w/o granola” hehe… I almost always have a jar of granola ready for snacking in my kitchen; it is rare that It’s not there! This looks delicious and I’ve yet to make stove-top granola, so I’ll have to give it a go! Beautiful work, Mira!
Most breakfasts during the week I have yogurt with granola and honey. I eat enough granola, I really should make my own – I’m sure it would be much healthier and more cost effective. This is such a lovely recipe, both in flavors and colors! I can’t wait to give this a try!
This comes at a great time! I can’t seem to get enough granola in my life lately. Pinned, of course! 🙂
I’ve been in a breakfast rut, just sick of the same thing but I now I want to try this. This is perfect before I workout, thank you.
Sounds like you’ve been pretty awesome with breakfast lately! Give yourself more props! Though this granola is pretty much the best thing ever, so I can see that it’s better than a smoothie. So much fun!
Mira, I was just thinking to make some granola! Seriously even I don’t know why am I not making some when I’m out of it and homemade is always better! Thanks for the inspiration, I will make it today! This granola looks awesome, and I love that you made it on stove top!
I’ve never had a goji berry and that clearly needs to change. This granola looks so pretty and delicious!
I love homemade granola and This ones looks amazing. All the ingredients are handy, and my favorite too! Perfect breakfast! 🙂
I love goji berries and am always looking for new ways to use them – this looks perfect!
WHOA! Granola made in a skillet? That’s seriously revolutionary 🙂 Gotta try this!
What a creative flavor combination for granola! I love this!!
Yum!! I need this granola in my life! I am horrible about breakfast foods. I need some spice in my life. Pinned! 🙂
What yummy flavors for granola, Mira! That looks so beautiful and delicious! 🙂
Goji berries are awesome! This granola looks so good Mira, and your pictures are beautiful. Pinned!
I’m a sucker for granola, and this looks as wholesome as it gets! What a great way to start the day!
Mira, what a delicious bowl of granola my dear! Goji berries, almonds!! what not to like?! delicious! pinned, of course!
Love this flavor combination, Mira! Homemade granola is my favorite and the goji berries and coconut sound perfect!
Gorgeous photos in this post, Mira! Those goji berries are stunning!
Nothing beats homemade granola for brekky, and I love that this is so easily made in a skillet! Pinned x many times!
I haven’t actually tried goji berries, but I need too – and I’m always trying new granola recipes! I can’t live without granola for very long either before I start to miss it! This granola looks great Mira!
I love homemade granola! So much better than the store stuff. Never tried it with goji berries, though. Pinning to try later! 🙂
I am always actively looking for different breakfast ideas to add to my weekly menus and this one is certainly going to be added! I’ve never tried to make granola with coconut oil before – sounds so delicious!
I think if I only had a smoothie for breakfast, I would definitely start to miss chewing and crunch. This granola definitely would make up for that!