Fat-free Jam Granola Recipe - Delicious & Healthy Breakfast Option

Fat-free Jam Granola

Fat-free Jam Granola Recipe - Delicious & Healthy Breakfast Option
Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Servings: 10


Fat-free Jam Granola
Fat-free Jam Granola

Fat-free Jam Granola is a delicious and healthy breakfast option that is easy to make and full of flavor. This recipe combines the sweetness of jam with the crunchiness of rolled oats to create a satisfying and nutritious meal.


Granola has been a popular breakfast choice for many years, known for its versatility and ability to be customized with a variety of ingredients. This particular recipe adds a unique twist by incorporating jam for added sweetness and flavor.


How to prepare

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ingredients thoroughly using your hands.
  2. Spread the mixture out on a large cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 350°F (177°C) for approximately 30 minutes, or until it starts to brown. Stir the mixture every five minutes during baking.


  • Swap out the jam for maple syrup or agave nectar for a different flavor profile.
  • Add nuts, seeds, or dried fruit for extra texture and flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to stir the granola mixture every five minutes during baking to ensure even browning.

- Feel free to customize this recipe by adding nuts, seeds, or dried fruit for extra flavor and texture.

- Store the granola in an airtight container to keep it fresh for longer.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the granola with yogurt and fresh fruit for a balanced and satisfying breakfast.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

Use maple syrup or agave nectar instead of honey for a vegan option.

- Swap out the jam for fruit preserves or fruit compote for a different flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the granola mixture ahead of time and store it in an airtight container until ready to bake.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the granola in a decorative bowl with a drizzle of honey or a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the granola with a cup of coffee or tea for a complete breakfast.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store the granola in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks. Reheat in the oven at 350°F (177°C) for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 250 per serving


Carbohydrates: 45g per serving


Fats: 2g per serving


Proteins: 6g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This recipe is a good source of iron, magnesium, and vitamin E.


This recipe contains oats and honey, which may be allergens for some individuals.


Fat-free Jam Granola is a nutritious and delicious breakfast option that is low in fat and calories, making it a healthy choice for those looking to start their day off right.


Fat-free Jam Granola is a delicious and nutritious breakfast option that is easy to make and full of flavor. With a perfect balance of sweetness and crunchiness, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your breakfast rotation.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was captivated by its flavors. It was a chilly autumn day, and I was browsing through a magazine at the local library when I stumbled upon a feature on healthy breakfast recipes. One particular recipe caught my eye - Fat-free Jam Granola.

As I read through the ingredients and instructions, I knew I had to try making it. The combination of oats, nuts, seeds, and fruit jam seemed like the perfect way to start the day. I quickly jotted down the recipe and made a mental note to gather the necessary ingredients.

The next day, I visited the farmer's market in town to pick up some fresh, local ingredients. I bought a bag of rolled oats, a variety of nuts and seeds, and a jar of homemade strawberry jam. I couldn't wait to get home and start baking.

Once I was back in my kitchen, I pulled out my mixing bowls and preheated the oven. I followed the recipe instructions carefully, mixing the oats, nuts, and seeds with a generous dollop of jam. The sweet, sticky mixture coated everything evenly, promising a delicious end result.

As the granola baked in the oven, the warm, comforting aroma filled my kitchen. I eagerly waited for it to cool before taking my first bite. The crunchy texture, combined with the sweet and tangy flavors of the jam, was a revelation. I knew I had discovered a new favorite recipe.

Over the years, I continued to make Fat-free Jam Granola regularly, experimenting with different types of jam and adding in new ingredients like dried fruit and coconut flakes. Each batch turned out slightly different, but always delicious. It became a staple in my breakfast rotation, enjoyed with yogurt or milk, or simply eaten by the handful as a snack.

As I shared the recipe with friends and family, they too became fans of Fat-free Jam Granola. They marveled at how something so simple and healthy could be so satisfying and flavorful. I loved seeing their faces light up as they took their first bite, just as mine had all those years ago.

One day, while visiting a friend in a neighboring town, I brought a batch of my homemade granola as a gift. My friend, an avid baker herself, was intrigued by the recipe and asked if she could try making it herself. I happily shared the recipe with her, knowing that it would bring her as much joy as it had brought me.

A few weeks later, I received a call from my friend, raving about how much she loved the Fat-free Jam Granola. She had made a few tweaks of her own, adding in some cinnamon and a touch of honey, but the basic recipe remained the same. I was touched that she had found inspiration in my recipe and had made it her own.

As the years passed, I continued to make Fat-free Jam Granola for myself and others. I taught my grandchildren how to make it, passing down the recipe from generation to generation. It became a cherished tradition in our family, a symbol of love and togetherness.

And so, the story of Fat-free Jam Granola became not just a recipe, but a memory. A memory of chilly autumn days, warm kitchens, and shared meals with loved ones. A memory of how a simple recipe could bring so much joy and connection to those who tasted it.

As I sit here now, writing this story, I am reminded of all the times I have made Fat-free Jam Granola and the smiles it has brought to the faces of those who have enjoyed it. I am grateful for the simple pleasures in life, like a homemade recipe that can bring people together in love and happiness. And I look forward to many more years of baking, sharing, and creating memories with this beloved recipe.


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