Flax Granola

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Breakfast, Whole Flaxseed, Ground Flaxseed

This granola is simple and delicious! Use it to complete your breakfast or as a snack.


  • 2 cups (500 mL) large flake rolled oats 
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) fine unsweetened coconut 
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole flaxseed 
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almond
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) canola oil
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
2 cups large flake rolled oats 1/2 cup ground flaxseed3/4 cup fine unsweetened coconut 2 Tbsp whole flaxseed 1/4 cup slivered almond1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp salt1 Tbsp milk1/2 cup canola oil1/3 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 300º F (150°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix oats, ground flaxseed, coconut, whole flax seed, almonds, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix together milk, canola oil and honey. Pour over dry mixture, mixing well until evenly moistened.
  4. Press mixture onto a baking sheet and bake 20-30 minutes until oats are crisp and golden. Remove from oven and let cool before breaking into pieces.
  5. Store in airtight containers or plastic bags for up to 1-2 weeks.

Yield:  8 servings.

Serving Size:  75 mL (1/3 cup) Each serving contains 1 1/2 Tbsp (20 mL) flax.

Cook's Notes:

  • Serve in small bowls with cold or warmed milk or sprinkle over yogurt, fresh fruit or berries.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates34 g
Fiber6 g
Sugars12 g
Protein6 g
Sodium80 mg
Potassium161 mg

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