Chopra Granola

03/21/2014 Nutrition & Recipes Recipes

This delicious granola recipe is easy to make and high in protein. If you are looking for an enjoyable snack to eat throughout the day, this is a must! 


  • ⅓ cup organic rolled oats
  • ⅛ cup sunflower seeds
  • ⅛ cup pine nuts
  • ⅛ cup flaxseed
  • ⅛ cup sesame seeds
  • ⅛ cup almonds or pecans, slices or pieces
  • ⅓ tablespoon poppy seed
  • ⅛ cup coconut flakes
  • ¼ tablespoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ⅓ tablespoon ghee or canola oil
  • ⅓ tablespoon apple juice
  • ⅓ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅛ cup maple syrup
  • ⅛ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅛ cup currants or chopped dates


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Oil a sheet pan and set aside. Combine all the dry ingredients, excluding the cranberries and the currants, in a bowl.
  • Combine all the wet ingredients in a large bowl, add the dry ingredients, and with plastic sandwich bags on your hands, toss together until well combined.
  • Spread out on the oiled sheet pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Stir often with a spatula for even cooking. Add the currants and cranberries after the granola is baked.
  • Cool completely.

Nutritional Facts Per ½-cup serving

  • Calories 353
  • Total fat 15.6
  • Saturated fat 4.4
  • Carbohydrates 43.8g
  • Protein 9.8g

Serving Information

  • Serves 2
  • Prep 7m
  • Cook 30m
  • Total time 37m
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This recipe was taken from The Chopra Center Cookbook, which is based on the ancient healing wisdom of Ayurveda. All Ayurvedic recipes focus on creating balance and supporting the body's natural state of health. To learn more about Ayurveda and achieving optimal mind-body health, explore our Perfect Health and Journey into Healing workshops.Read more