gra·​no·​la | \ grə-ˈnō-lə How to pronounce granola (audio) \

Definition of granola

: a mixture typically of rolled oats and various added ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, and nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack

Examples of granola in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, reheat the cherry-chia mixture for about 30 seconds in the microwave and top with 1 tablespoon lower sugar granola and 1 tablespoon sliced almonds. NBC News, "Trying to eat more plants? Follow a flexitarian diet," 7 Jan. 2020 Specialty vinegars, granolas and herbed salts made in the Village Project kitchen from fresh, organic ingredients will be available also. Carol Kovach, cleveland, "Carriage rides, ice sculptures, prizes among special features of Downtown River Holiday Walk: West Shore Chatter," 25 Nov. 2019 And brunch on Saturdays and Sundays includes dishes like avocado toast, breakfast sandwiches and a yogurt parfait with spiced granola and seasonal fruit. Grace Wong,, "Spanish and Portuguese seafood restaurant and wine bar hits West Town, plus more Chicago restaurant news," 25 Oct. 2019 Observe bee hives, make farm-fresh cheese, granola and ferments, dance to live music and more. Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News, "Bay Area Harvest Festivals 2019," 12 Sep. 2019 On Sundays, the Red Mill will have a European-style brunch — a buffet of items such as breads, cheeses, cured meats, boiled eggs, pastries, granola and yogurt. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Red Mill restaurant in Brookfield will reopen with new owners, and a return to jazz," 30 Aug. 2019 For kids who prefer a cold breakfast, try Greek yogurt with flaxseed, granola and fresh fruit mixed in, and perhaps a bit of honey. Melissa Rayworth, Houston Chronicle, "Healthful breakfast on a busy school morning? It’s not so hard," 14 Aug. 2019 Mon Chéri is made with Balenton and Montmorency cherries, then brewed with oats, granola and a bit of brown sugar. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Goose Island Will Release 8 Bourbon County Variants This Year—and a Collection," 14 Aug. 2019 The bowl is then finished off with a variety of fruits, greens, nuts, granola and other toppings. Joey Morona,, "Vitality Bowls brings açaí bowl craze to Rocky River," 28 June 2019

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First Known Use of granola

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for granola

from Granola, a trademark

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“Granola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of granola

chiefly US : a mixture of oats and other ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack


gra·​no·​la | \ grə-ˈnō-lə How to pronounce granola (audio) \

Kids Definition of granola

: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (as raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten for breakfast or as a snack

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