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Gluten Free Granola with Yogurt and Fresh Fruit

5 from 2 votes
Adi Marom – @adimarom5
A mouthwatering, healthy breakfast with a captivating gluten free granola recipe, featuring silky smooth yogurt and vibrant fresh fruits. Prepare to be enticed tomorrow morning!
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :40 minutes
Total Time :50 minutes
Servings: 2



  • Yogurt
  • Chopped seasonal fruits


  • 4 cups/400 grams thick oats
  • ~8 ounces/220 grams chopped nuts, almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, pistachios
  • 1 ounce/30 grams sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Pineapple puree:

  • ~11 ounces/300 grams frozen pineapple cubes
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup water

Garnish (optional):

  • Chopped fruits
  • Mint leaves



  • Preheat the oven to 320 F (160 C). In a bowl, combine all the granola ingredients and mix well. Place the mixture on a lined baking sheet and bake for about 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it cool off. Store in an airtight container.

Pineapple puree:

  • In a saucepan, combine the frozen pineapple, water, sugar, and mint leaves. Bring to a boil and simmer until most of the liquid evaporates, leaving a little bit at the bottom. Remove from heat and let it cool. Blend the pineapple mixture until smooth.


  • Place yogurt and pineapple puree at the bottom of a glass or bowl. Add your favorite fruits on top (mango, cherries, strawberries, etc.). Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of granola over the fruits. Add another layer of yogurt and pineapple puree. Garnish with chopped fruits and mint leaves and enjoy!


gluten free granola recipe
Credit: Adi Marom

What is granola?

Granola is a popular breakfast and snack food made from rolled oats, sweeteners like honey or maple syrup, and various mix-ins such as nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and sometimes spices. The mixture is typically baked until it becomes crispy and golden brown. Granola is known for its crunchy texture and sweet, nutty flavor. It is often enjoyed with milk, yogurt, or as a topping for smoothie bowls, fruit parfaits, or desserts. Granola is a versatile food that can be customized with different ingredients to suit personal preferences, and it is valued for its energy-boosting properties and nutrient content.

Should you soak gluten free granola before eating?

Soaking gluten free granola before eating is a matter of personal preference. Some people prefer to soak granola in milk, yogurt, or fruit juice for a period of time before consuming it. Soaking can help soften the oats and other ingredients, making them easier to digest. It can also enhance the flavors and textures of the granola. However, others may enjoy it without soaking it, enjoying the crunchiness of the raw oats and ingredients. Ultimately, whether or not to soak granola is up to individual taste and texture preferences.

What are the health benefits of eating gluten free granola?

Eating gluten free granola can offer various health benefits. Made with gluten free grains like oats or quinoa, it is suitable for individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Gluten free granola is typically rich in fiber, supporting healthy digestion and promoting regular bowel movements. Nutrient dense ingredients like nuts, seeds, and dried fruits provide essential vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. It can be a great source of sustained energy, thanks to its combination of complex carbohydrates and protein. Granola also offers antioxidant properties and can be customized with various flavors and mix-ins to suit individual tastes and dietary preferences.

gluten free granola recipe
Credit: Adi Marom

Can I customize gluten free granola to my preferences?

Absolutely! One of the great things about gluten free granola is its adaptability to individual preferences. You have the freedom to customize it to suit your taste and dietary needs. Add your favorite nuts like almonds, walnuts, or pecans for extra crunch and healthy fats. Incorporate seeds such as chia, flax, or pumpkin for added nutrition. Enhance the flavors with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cardamom. If you have a sweet tooth, drizzle it with honey, maple syrup, or a sprinkle of coconut sugar. Whether it’s adjusting textures or flavors, gluten free granola can be tailored to create a unique and delicious blend just for you.

gluten free granola recipe
Credit: Adi Marom

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