I’ve already established how much I love peaches. As the season comes to a close (boohoo!), my friend Maia is back with the perfect to make good use of the final crop. This recipe for homemade peach granola is going on my must-make list this week. You better get your cook on before it’s too late!


I eat granola for breakfast almost every morning. I make large batches of my favorite granola recipe that I learned from my mom and then I change it up slightly by adding different toppings like fresh fruit or flavored yogurt. This particular iteration, in my opinion, would be just as enjoyable as a dessert as it is for breakfast.



3 cups Rolled Oats
1/2 cup ground flaxseeds
2 cups Mixed Nuts – combo Almonds, Pecans, & Walnuts
3/4 cup Maple Syrup
1/2 cup Coconut Oil
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
Vanilla greek yogurt
Dried peaches – You can buy them or if you want to make your own, follow the directions below.

Preheat oven to 300

Mix dry ingredients.

Mix wet ingredients.

Combine & thoroughly mix so all grains and nuts are coated.

Spread out on a cookie sheet

Bake for 1 hour, stirring and turning with a spatula halfway through.

Let cool completely

Spoon the vanilla yogurt into a small bowl, top with granola and dried peaches. Drizzle with a little maple syrup for an extra treat.


Oven dried peaches
Preheat oven to 200 degrees (if your oven goes lower you can do 170 degrees)

Slice peaches

Soak the peaches in lemon juice for a few minutes to keep from turning brown

Place on cookie sheet

Bake with the oven door ajar for 6-8hrs

Be sure to check out Maia’s Savory Zucchini Muffins! And our entire archive of recipes HERE.

original recipe & photography by maia mcdonald smith

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