Intensely addictive Low-FODMAP Granola/Trail Mix recipe; Gluten-free, Vegan

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This is the best granola (and low-FODMAP granola) you have ever had, hands down.  Enjoy it with low-FODMAP milk, spoon it over lactose-free yogurt or low-FODMAP ice cream or just straight from the cookie-sheet.  It won’t last long!

This low-FODMAP granola/trail mix is perfect for a gift or bake sale.

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Rachel Pauls, MD

Low-FODMAP Granola/Trail Mix; Gluten free, Dairy free

Although this low-FODMAP granola has not been tested, a single serving should be low FODMAP based on the ingredients.

Servings: 18 or more, serving size 1/4 cup

Prep time: 10 min

Bake time: 45 min

Total time: 55 minutes

Bake: 300 F


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (can also use butter)
  • ½ cup brown rice syrup or maple syrup (Brown rice syrup makes for a clumpier granola.)
    • You can also use ¼ cup each (I usually do a both maple syrup and brown rice syrup combination)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • About 2 cups of stir-ins (substitute to your preference):
    • ½ to 1 cup (maximum 110 g) unsweetened coconut flakes
    • ½ cup (maximum 72 g) sliced almonds
    • ¼ cup (maximum 140 g) chia or pumpkin seeds
    • ½ cup (maximum 120 g) pecan halves
    • ½ cup (maximum 180 g) walnut halves
    • ½ cup (maximum 90 g) hazelnuts
  • The following stir-ins can be added pre- or post-bake depending on preference; I prefer post-bake:
    • ½ cup (maximum 78 g) raisins
    • ½ cup (maximum 78 g) dried cranberries (no added juices)
    • ½ cup (maximum 180 g) semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 300 F
  • Combine oats, cinnamon and 2 cups selected stir-ins to be baked in a large bowl
  • Melt coconut oil in microwave, about 30 seconds
  • Combine coconut oil, brown sugar, vanilla and syrups in a second medium bowl
  • Pour liquid over oats mixture and stir to cover
  • Spread mixture flat on a baking sheet (2 sheets for doubled recipe) and bake for 20 to 25 minutes
  • Stir with spatula and then return to oven to finish baking for another 20 minutes (total time 45 min)
  • Let cool, then mix in remaining stir-ins, such as chocolate chips, raisins or dried cranberries, if desired

Try a combination!

  • Store in an airtight container if it lasts longs enough to be stored…
  • So good over low-FODMAP Ice Cream

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