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Lightened-Up Banana Coconut Granola

  • Author: Alexis
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 3.5 cups 1x


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped freeze dried bananas


  1. Pre-heat oven to 275 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients (oats through salt).
  3. In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine honey, coconut oil and applesauce. Microwave for about 20 seconds or until oil has melted. Add vanilla and whisk to combine.
  4. Pour wet mixture over dry mixture and stir to combine. Fold in freeze dried bananas.
  5. Spread granola onto a sprayed baking sheet in an even layer. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  6. Store in an air tight container or in the freezer for up to 6 months.