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Kitchen Dictionary: granola

Commonly known as muesli. Once known as the “hippie’ foods of the 60’s. Having a long history dating back to the early 1700’s. Granola is a breakfast food consisting of different grains, mainly oats and nuts. Granola is usually baked until crispy. Dried fruits are usually added to the mixture, such as raisins and cherries or dates. Oil and honey are sometimes added by the manufacturer to give it sweetness and texture, but have more calories added to them.


Season: available year-round

How to select: It is available in grocery stores in the cereal section, year round. There are many different varieties of granola available.

More Granola Recipes
Popular Granola Recipes
Healthy Granola
A Breakfast Yogurt Parfait (Granola)
(Super Healthy) Chewy Granola Bars

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 596
Calories from Fat 264 (44%)
Total Fat 29.4g 45%
Saturated Fat 5.0g 24%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Potassium 658mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 65.0g 21%
Dietary Fiber 11.0g 43%
Sugars 11.0g
Protein 18.1g 36%

How is this calculated?