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5 from 3 votes

Golden Spiced Granola

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American, Indian
Servings: 9 ⅓ cup servings
Calories: 268kcal
Author: Stephen & Elise Compston, RD, LDs


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup raw, unsalted pepitas
  • cup raw, unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup raw, unsalted pecans
  • tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp avocado oil or other preferred oil
  • 1 heaping tbsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • tsp ground black pepper*
  • 5 tbsp maple syrup


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, seeds, pecans, and salt; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, heat oil over low heat. Add dry seasonings and gently whisk to incorporate. Add syrup and continue stirring until fully mixed. Remove from heat and pour syrup mixture over dry ingredients; stir until dry mix is fully coated.
  • Spread granola mixture evenly onto a large sheet pan covered with parchment paper and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes, stirring once.
  • Let cool uncovered on the countertop for 1-2 hours to crisp up. Store in the fridge up to 7 days.


*Black pepper has been shown to aid in the absorption of curcumin, the compound found in turmeric known for its health properties.


Calories: 268kcal