• 1 cup flake cereal 50 g, like Special K, can also use rice puffs
  • ¾ cup rolled oats 70 g
  • cup packed dried cranberries 125 g
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes 30 g
  • cup #1 fine grind bulgur wheat 75 g,  buy bulgur here 
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds 30 g, pepitas
  • ¼ cup sunflower seed kernels 30 g
  • ½ cup honey 118 mL
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 bar dark chocolate 200 g


  • In a large bowl, combine cereal, oats, cranberries, coconut flakes, bulgur, and seeds.
  • Combine honey and vanilla in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium/high heat. Boil, stirring frequently for 5 minutes.
  • Quickly stir hot honey into dry ingredients until well incorporated (you may need to use your hands!)
  • Line an 11×7 inch (28×17 cm) rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper (or whatever sized dish you have!) Melt chocolate in microwave,  double boiler method , or in your pan right on the stove on a very low setting
  • Press granola mixture into pan, using the bottom of a clean cup to really pack it tightly. Set in refrigerator or freezer for 10 to 20 minutes to cool and harden.
  • Get your granola and gently flip upside down on cutting board and use parchment to loosen from pan. Gently remove parchment paper and cut  in long strips.