This granola recipe from Cooking in Bloom is the perfect companion to a summer day. It’s sweet, it’s crunchy and it’s a great make-ahead solution for your kids’ first “can I have a snack?” request of the day. We also love the list of healthy ingredients and it’s grab-and-go ease. 

Healthy Summer Granola 


  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats 

  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut

  • ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds, shelled

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup raw slivered almonds

  • 1 cup rice cereal

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • ¼ cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray with oil.

  3. Spread oats, coconut and nuts evenly on the lined baking sheet.

  4. Bake for about 10 minutes and stir every 2-3 minutes until coconut is a nice brown color and nuts are slightly browned as well.

  5. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and toss to distribute honey well.