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Homemade Vegan Honey Nut Granola Ingredients

How to Make Homemade Vegan Granola and a Smoothie Bowl

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Several months ago my family and I decided to eat a vegan diet. One of my greatest challenges is staying full without having the need to snack between meals. Recently, I created some tasty homemade vegan breakfast recipes that you and your family can enjoy as well.

With limited time in the morning’s breakfast can become optional. You may want to grab something quick then head to go out the door. Surprisingly, just because you need a quick meal doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice nutrition. In fact, you can even opt for a home-cooked breakfast that quick to make. One breakfast that you can enjoy is homemade granola or a smoothie bowl. Both are delicious enough that you can even share them with your kids and they’ll enjoy it.

This homemade vegan granola recipe is great because it’s rich in vitamins and protein. You can easily make enough granola to last the whole week. By making the granola and smoothie bowl yourself you can control how much sugar, carbs, and calories are within your food; thus, tailoring the breakfast to your own needs.

Homemade Honey Nut Granola

 

Adding nuts to your breakfast helps add protein and healthy complex carbohydrates to your morning meal. The protein will also help you stay full longer and should keep you full until lunchtime. Pictured (from L-R Organic oats, dates, almonds, peanuts, sunflower seeds, cranberries, and coconuts shreds.)

Homemade vegan honey nut granola can be eaten as a snack, cold or warm breakfast cereal or used as a topping to your favorite treats.

Homemade vegan honey-nut granola breakfast cereal

 

Homemade Vegan Granola

Vegan Homemade Granola
Homemade breakfast granola for cereal or toppings
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 6 cups of oatmeal
  2. 1/2 cup of coconut
  3. 1/4 cup cranberries
  4. 1/3 cup sesame seeds
  5. 3/4 cup peanuts
  6. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  7. Tsp cinnamon
  8. 2/3 cup honey
  9. 1/3 cup oil
Instructions
  1. Mix all. Then place mixture in an oven safe baking dish and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
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Homemade Vegan Protein Rich Smoothie Bowl

The Homemade Vegan Smoothie Bowl

Protein Rich Breakfast Smoothie Bowl
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Ingredients
  1. 1.5 cup strawberries
  2. 1 celery stalk chopped
  3. 1/2 cup Dried dates
  4. 2 cups Almond milk
  5. 1 package of Garden of Life Protein Powder
  6. 1/2 cup Apple
  7. (Wash all fruits and veggies)
Instructions
  1. Add the milk first then blend all ingredients together until liquefied. Blend time will vary but about 20 seconds in a vita-mix blender.
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Remember, with this recipe you can switch out ingredients to suite your taste buds. If there is an allergy to nuts, skip the coconut and add dates or something else flavorful. You can also add chia seeds to provide more fiber, calcium, magnesium, and protein.

Kitchen items you’ll need for both recipes:

  • Blender – We use a Vitamix but any high-powered blender will work.
  • A flexible spatula.
  • Long  oven container – Such as a pyrex dish.

Reader Question:

What is your favorite and most nutritious breakfast when you don’t have lots of time in the morning?

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  • Bonnie Landau Weed

    It had never occurred to me to make my own granola. My kids have been complaining that breakfast has gotten boring. I usually cook all myself instead of using pre-made food, but I was running out of ideas. This looks delicious, and I can customize it for each kid. One of my kids adores strawberries, so we are going to try that one first! Thanks for the idea!

  • Shell

    I love a little granola on my yogurt in the mornings so I would absolutely love to make this recipe! It looks absolutely delicious!

  • Yum, I love granola so this looks great!! Definitely going to pin this to try for later. Thanks for sharing!

  • KoKoa Magazine

    I need to start doing this. I love smoothie bowls but I usually buy them. This will save us time and money.

  • This sounds and looks delicious. I think my kids would totally enjoy this. I would skip the nuts because food allergies but maybe add in something else.

  • Daria Vinning

    This looks so delicious. I believe it’s something that I would truly enjoy. I’m sure the grand girls would enjoy this as well. Thanks for sharing.

  • Jessica Hughes

    I love having a smoothie or a smoothie bowl for breakfast. Your granola looks delicious and I love the protein and healthy carbs it provides.

  • I love it. This is exactly what I need in my life right now. While I’m not vegan, this just looks delish!

  • I’ve been craving a smoothie or acai bowl lately. I usually have a green smoothie in the morning but have been feeling a little bored and was looking to try something new and now I have the perfect solution.

  • Shannon Graham

    This is a recipe I really want to try out. I have been on a granola kick lately.

  • Holly

    Looks cute. Love the cute heart bananas. I am trying to get more on my health kick so may give this a whirl.

  • This looks really delicious. So heavenly yummy!

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