Despite its reputation, granola is not just for hippies and hikers. It's slightly sweet and crunchy, and goes so well with that Greek yogurt we can't seem to get enough of. Homemade granola should be stocked in every household (and we have eight granola recipes that will convince you why).

This easy-to-make cereal is arguably the greatest thing you can do with rolled oats, and the best part is that you can add in any of your favorite ingredients -- yes, even chocolate if that's your jam.

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  • Skinny Pumpkin Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/09/easy-pumpkin-spiced-granola.html">Skinny Pumpkin Granola recipe</a> by Skinny Taste</strong>

  • Crunchy Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/crunchy-granola/">Crunchy Granola recipe</a> by Gimme Some Oven</strong>

  • Strawberry Almond Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/04/strawberry-almond-granola/">Strawberry Almond Granola recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Kitchen Sink Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.macheesmo.com/2011/03/kitchen-sink-granola/">Kitchen Sink Granola recipe</a> by Macheesmo</strong>

  • Chocolate Gingerbread Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2010/12/chocolate-gingerbread-granola/">Chocolate Gingerbread Granola recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Tropical Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2012/01/09/tropical-granola-recipe/">Tropical Granola recipe</a> by Family Fresh Cooking</strong>

  • Banana Chocolate Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://passthesushi.com/banana-chocolate-granola/">Banana Chocolate Granola recipe</a> by Pass The Sushi</strong>

  • Quinoa Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://fakeginger.com/2010/07/14/quinoa-granola/">Quinoa Granola recipe</a> by Fake Ginger</strong>

  • Date-Sweetened Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://naturallyella.com/2013/01/14/date-sweetened-granola/">Date-Sweetened Granola recipe</a> by Naturally Ella</strong>

  • Mocha Granola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2013/01/mocha-or-just-coffee-granola.html">Mocha Granola recipe</a> by The Kitchen Is My Playground</strong>

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