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The Transcendental Granola

A delicious blend of oats and honey toasted to perfection and delicious on just about anything.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bakinghistory, breakfast, glutenfree, granola, healthy, oats
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 3 cups Rolled Oats
  • 3 Tbsps Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup Raw Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cherries, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Black Chia Seeds


  1. Preheat your oven to 300℉

  2. In a large bowl toss together oats, salt, brown sugar, and cinnamon.  

  3. In a large liquid measuring cup add oil, honey, and vanilla and whisk vigorously to combine.

  4. Stir the liquids into the oat mixture and combine until everything is evenly disbursed.

  5. Spread the granola onto a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Remove the granola and stir with a large rubber spatula. Return the granola to the oven and bake an additional 5 minutes or until oats have become toasty and golden.

  6. If adding dried fruit add them after the granola is baked but still warm.

  7. Let the granola cool on the baking sheet until it has hardened, then break it up and place it in an air-tight container. Eat often, every bowl brings the rapture closer.