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Homemade Christmas Granola — Cooking with Gia and Olive

By Gia Kavanagh 1 min read
Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Filled with wholesome berries and seeds, this breakfast will remind you of Christmas every morning.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 10–20


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • ¹/³ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup slivered or chopped almonds
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 cup rice bubbles
  • ¼ cup linseed meal
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup rice bran oil
  • ¹/³ cup 100% maple syrup
  • Optional: goji berries or dried fruit


  1. Preheat oven to 170oC (fan-forced).
  2. Combine ingredients in a large mixing bowl using a spoon or hands until oil and maple syrup are thoroughly combined. Spread evenly on lined baking tray.
  3. Place baking tray on middle shelf in the oven and bake for 15–20 minutes or until golden brown. (Keep watch as it can overcook if you don’t take it out of the oven in time.)
  4. Once cooled, mix in goji berries or dried fruit if using, then store in air-tight container for up to two weeks.