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Lucia’s Oil & Sugar Free Granola

Get ready to revolutionize your breakfast game with Lucia’s Oil & Sugar-Free Granola! This scrumptious and healthy granola recipe is perfect for those seeking a guilt-free way to indulge in the classic crunch of granola without the added oils and sugars.

Lucia’s Oil & Sugar-Free Granola combines old-fashioned rolled oats, barley flakes, grated fresh coconut, and sunflower seeds. The secret to this delicious granola lies in the use of sesame tahini, peanut or almond butter, crushed pineapple, and chopped dates – creating a flavorful and wholesome blend that will leave you craving more.

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Lucia’s Oil & Sugar Free Granola

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 9 Servings
Calories 1081kcal
Author Lucia Tiffany MPH


  • 6 c. old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 c. barley flakes or may use more rolled oats
  • 1.5 Cups coconut grated, fresh or unsweetened macaroon coconut
  • .5 Cup sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds or ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • .5 Cup tahini peanut or almond butter
  • .75 Cup pineapple crushed, drained
  • Cup fruit juice water, or any kind of pureed fruit
  • 1 ½ c. dates chopped (may use part raisins)


  • Mix first 5 (dry) ingredients well in a large mixing bowl
  • Add the nut butter and mix well, rubbing between hands.
  • Blend the dates and raisins with the rest of the wet ingredients and add to bowl.
  • Mix thoroughly by rubbing between your hands.
  • Place in a shallow baking pan and bake slowly at 210° F. (100°C) for about 1 1⁄2 hours.
  • Stir occasionally until it is dry, crisp, and golden brown.


Variation: Skip pineapple and decrease liquids to ⅓ cup. May also replace dates with all raisins for a slightly less sweet version.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 1081kcal | Carbohydrates: 189g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 1173mg | Fiber: 29g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 10mg
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