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Easy Banana Granola

Low sugar, healthy granola for snacking or breakfast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups


  • 2 very ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or other flavorless oil
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 to 5 Tbsp water
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats gluten-free if desired
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or sub any nuts or seeds you like
  • 3 Tbsp hemp seeds, chia seeds, or a mix of both optional
  • 3 Tbsp raw quinoa optional


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment, foil, a slicone mat, or lightly grease with oil.
  • Mash the bananas in a large bowl until no lumps remain. Stir in oil, maple syrip if using, vanilla, and 2 Tbsp of water. If not adding the syrup, stir in the remaining 3 Tbsp of water.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients until everything is well combined. Dump onto the prepared sheet pan and spread into an even layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes then toss and bake for an additonal 10 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. Cool completely then store in an airtight container for 1 week or freeze for up to a month.
Keyword gluten free, healthy snack, low sugar