• Leanne Maala - For Micah Siva

Olive Oil Date Granola

It’s a crunchy kind of magic!

This Date-filled Olive Oil Granola is not just an Insta-worthy treat, but it's also so good that you'll want to eat it with a spoon. New favorite nosh, maybe?

Guess what? It's the perfect nosh for Tu Bishvat too!

Falling in January, Tu Bishvat is a reminder to pause and think about the health of our planet. Not only that, but it is the ultimate, underrated foodie celebration.

Traditionally, we eat the “Seven Species” of Israel, including dates, figs, olives, grapes, barley, wheat, and pomegranates. This Olive Oil Date Granola recipe celebrates these foods but can be topped with your favorite, seasonal fruits no matter the season.

The best part about homemade granola is that you get to decide what goes inside it. Ingredients matter. For this recipe, we're throwing in almonds, chia seeds, flaxseeds, and walnuts! Mix in coconut and sweeten with cinnamon, and you’ve got yourself a tasty treat that is sure to prove addicting.


Olive Oil and Dates Granola

Author: Micah Siva



  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp ginger

  • ¼ tsp cardamom

  • 1 cup almonds

  • ½ cup chia seeds

  • ½ cup flaxseeds, whole

  • ½ cup coconut, shredded, unsweetened

  • ½ cup walnuts


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup date syrup

  • ½ tbsp aquafaba powder (or 1 egg white)

  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Preheat the oven to 275F. Line a large tray with baking paper

  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, almonds, chia seeds, flax seeds, coconut, and walnuts

  3. In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, date syrup, aquafaba, and water.

  4. Pour wet mixture over dry.

  5. Spread into an even layer on the baking tray.

  6. Bake for 40 - 50 minutes, string every 15 minutes, or until golden and dry. Store in an airtight container.

  7. 8. Enjoy!

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