Tropical Oat & Groat Granola

  • Author: Alex Caspero MA, RD


A Tropical Groat Granola made with almonds, buckwheat groats, sunflower seeds, pineapple and coconut. Healthy, gluten-free and perfect on it’s own or with yogurt and fresh fruit.

  • Author: Alex Caspero MA, RD
  • Author: Alex Caspero MA, RD


  • 2 cups raw rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup whole raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw buckwheat groats
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup dried pineapple, chopped



  1. Tropical Oat and Groat Granola
  2. Mix together in a bowl: 2 cups raw rolled oats, 1/3 cup whole raw almonds, 1 cup raw buckwheat groats, 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together 1/4 cup coconut oil, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp vanilla
  4. Pour the coconut oil mixture over the oat and groat mixture. Using a wooden spoon or your hands and mix thoroughly.
  5. Spread mixture on a 9X9 metal baking pan, bake at 275°F for 45-55 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes to ensure that the edges don’t burn. When it’s slightly golden brown, add the coconut. Cook an additional 5-7 minutes until coconut is lightly toasted. Remove from oven and add pineapple and coconut.
  6. Let sit until cool, granola will clump together more as it comes to room temperature. When completely cool, place in jar.
  7. Granola will last about 3 weeks.

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