Cinnamon Chia Seed Granola

This afternoon has been both productive and lazy.

Lazy in that Ryan and I spent an hour by the pool reading magazines…

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And productive in that we started packing up pictures and things around our apartment for our big move.

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In the middle of the laziness and productivity, we ate!

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Lunch included Asian veggie burgers with carrot sticks and bread and butter pickles.

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Snack time occurred shortly after when I decided to get a jump-start on my latest freelance piece and do some recipe experimenting in the kitchen.

I present to you, cinnamon chia seed granola!

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If you love the taste of cinnamon and nutmeg and the textured crunch of chia seeds, this granola will be right up your alley.

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I made a small batch and between me and Ryan it was completely gone in about five minutes.

Cinnamon Chia Seed Granola

(Makes four 1/4 c. servings)


  • 1 c. old fashioned oats
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees and spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine oats through nutmeg in a small bowl and stir.
  • Slowing stir honey and canola oil into oat mixture until oats are adequately coated.
  • Spread granola onto prepared cookie sheet and bake for approximately 15 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  • Let cool until oats become crunchy and enjoy!

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Yet another totally addicting, totally delicious granola recipe!

Gotta get back to packing. Up next: Candles and other decorative items!


  1. Miranda says

    Just read your recipe, and I have one question for you. At what point do you add the Chia seeds? You didn’t specify that in the instructions. I want to try this recipe out.
    Thank you.



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