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So on Saturday i made granola again, but i simplified it, tweaked the flavours and wow! is it good. Each bite is a taste explosion- perfectly crunchy oats, creamy roasted nuts, deep but subtle spices, chewy, lingering fruits. Basically, everything you want from a granola. Everything you want from a meal, but even better when its the first thing to grace your lips in the morning. We’ve had it with fresh fruits and live yoghurt, almond milk, on top of smoothies, with a spoon in the afternoon. That’s right- its good enough to eat on its own. Plus, it’s gluten- free so you don’t get that heavy feeling after eating it. Just full of goodness and beauty!

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This makes a pretty large batch which is still going strong, so its great to make on the weekend giving you numerous, quick, plentiful breakfasts on your busy weekday mornings. You can totally substitute ingredients to work with whats in your cupboard but i’d advise leaving any fruit out of the mix until your ready to serve- that way your granola stays nice and crispy for longer. Saying that, i’ve got some raisins and dates in there and they don’t seem to be effecting the shelf life… go with your gut!

(Serves 10+, Vegan, Gluten- free)

  • 100g Gluten- Free Rolled Oats
  • 40g Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 60g Mixed Nuts (Brazil, Almond, Walnut, Cashew, Hazelnut)
  • 40g Mixed Seeds (Pumpkin, Sunflower, Flax, Sesame)
  • 1 teaspoon of Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of Agave Nectar
  • 2 tablespoons of Coconut Oil
  1. Preheat your oven to 160c, Line a baking tray with parchment
  2. In a bowl combine all the dry ingredients and stir real well
  3. Spoon out onto your baking tray
  4. Pour the oil and agave over and use your hands (or a large spoon) to mix everything real well until all the dry ingredients are coated
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 8 minutes to ensure nothing burns, until golden
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely
  7. Store in a jar or well sealed container

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I added 1 tablespoon of Goji Berries and 2 handfuls of both Raisins and chopped Dates, but you can add any dry fruit you like. Or leave it until your ready to eat. For our first taste test i went with:

  • Dried Apricots
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Live Yoghurt

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