Granola’s one of those foods so simple, you’d imagine everybody knows how to make it— but the opposite is true! Most people seem to grab some as an afterthought in the store, but this healthy staple deserves some more deliberate attention, whether you need some for a quick snack or to make a delicious parfait. What better occasion to give it a try than Mother’s Day, and who better to show us than Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking? Watch and learn, then enjoy the best granola you’ve ever had!

You’ll Need

– 3 cups rolled oats
– 2 cups pecans, chopped
– ¾ cup shredded coconut
– ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
– ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons maple syrup
– ¼ cup oil (coconut, canola, vegetable, sunflower, etc.)
– 2 tablespoons warm water
– ¾ teaspoon salt

Easy, healthy and delicious— what could be better?! If you want to give it a try, be sure to head over to Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking site for the full printable recipe. We already know this dish would be great for Mother’s Day, but can you think of other holidays and special occasions it might be perfect for? What do you serve when you want to have a special brunch but want to stay relatively healthy?