Alice Cooks: Homemade Granola

To go along with my most recent Tasty Tuesday post where I talked about weekly food prep, I thought I'd share another thing that we've been eating for the past few week.

Homemade Granola!

This is actually a Steve made thing, not an Alice made thing.  But I have been eating plenty of it.  One baking sheet full makes enough for the two of us to eat it all week because I don't eat it every day.  It can be eaten like cereal with milk, on yogurt, by the handful...  Sometimes that's what I do.  Ha ha!

The great thing about making this at home is that you can change the recipe.  You can use one kind of nut or three kinds.  You can change what you use for the sweetener.  You don't need to use raisins or you can add flax seeds.  Originally Steve found this recipe from thekitchn.com and then he's been tweaking it since then.

Chop the nuts (or spend more money on already chopped nuts) then mix the wet and dry ingredients separately.  Keep the raisins to the side until the end.

Mix everything together in a big bowl.

Spread it out on the baking sheet.
By the way, this was an experiment with the aluminum foil that was a slight fail.  It doesn't burn as easily if you use parchment paper to line the baking sheet.

Here it is after it's been cooked.


  1. What a great idea ! :)

    I'm try this when I have a little more extra time !

    1. Thanks, Michele! :)
      It definitely does take some time to make this, but it's totally worth it because it's yummy and fresh all week.

  2. I was just telling my bf today that I want to make homemade granola so this is a sign I have to try it out! I'll probably eat it all in one sitting though…sigh

    Pretty in Python

    1. Ha ha ha! You should definitely try it! Let me know how it turns out if you do. And um, yeah, I pretty much want to eat it all at once every day...
      Thanks for stopping by! :)

  3. I should try this! I've been wanting to make this for so long now, but I keep forgetting it haha!

    1. Glad I could serve as your reminder! Ha ha ha! :)