Savitri's Granola Bar

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Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula student Savitri has to leave her home at six in the morning to make it for class. This has led her to get creative about a portable breakfast — resulting in the creation of this moist and wholesome granola bar.


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1tsp. vanilla
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups of almond flour (you may make your own flour)
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan salt
  • 1 cup of sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seed


Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl combine maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla. Mix in almond meal, salt and baking soda. Add shredded coconut, pecans,dates and all the seeds.Stir well. Grease 9 X 13 baking dish with coconut oil. Wet your hands and press the dough evenly into the baking dish. Bake 20 minutes. Let bars cool in pan for 2 hours, then cut and serve. Refrigerate to keep bars solid. Enjoy!

This piece was written by a student of the Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more about studying ayurvedaat our home school, or access your deep wellness with the support of our student practitioners in the Alandi Ayurveda Clinic.