Make your own granola gifts to share with your sweet loves ones for Valentine’s Day, with this DIY Granola Valentine’s Gift Idea!

DIY Granola Valentine's Day

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Happy month-0-love, friends! It’s Jessica here, to share a healthy DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea – Homemade Granola with “nutty” gift tags!

I love chocolate just like the next girl (probably more), but sometimes I get overwhelmed by the amount of sweets I receive on holidays like Valentine’s Day, especially after I just made a resolution to eat better the month before! So this Valentine idea is for all you health nuts, granola-fans, and people who just want to surprise their friends with something homemade this year.

Step 1:

Make your favorite homemade granola recipe (I included my personal recipe below, but I love Sandy’s quinoa granola too!).

Step 2:

Fill individual gift bags or jars with granola. If you plan on spreading the love to a lot of people, then use smaller bags or jars so you have enough granola to go around.

Step 3:

Decorate containers with fun Valentine’s Day cards / gift tags. I like incorporating the word “nutty” in my Valentine when gifting granola, so here are some silly ideas (click here to download a free printable of my “nutty” tags):

“I’m nutty about you!”
“I like you, you nut!”
“You drive me nutty!”

DIY Granola Valentine’s Gift Idea

You can also write your granola recipe on the back of the card / tag to double the surprise.

What’s your favorite Valentine’s homemade gift to give instead of giving sweets?

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DIY Granola Valentine's Gift Idea
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Monster Cakes Granola Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
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  • 5 C old fashioned oats
  • 1 C unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 C sliced almonds
  • 1/2 C pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 C cashew pieces
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1/4 C oil
  • 1/2 C dried cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees, and line 1-2 baking sheets with foil / parchment paper.
  • Mix dry ingredients in large bowl, leaving cranberries aside for later. Mix wet ingredients in separate bowl, then add to dry ingredients, mixing well.
  • Spread evently on baking sheet(s),and bake for 40 minutes, stir, and bake for an additional 35-40 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove and add cranberries once granola is cooled. Store in airtight container.
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EASY DIY Granola Valentine's Gift Idea