Sugar-free Granola

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup rolled oats (cut out if wanting gluten free option)
  • 1/2 cup puffed amaranth (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 3/4 cup coconut
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots (chopped)
  • 1/4c raisins
  • 1/4c coconut or olive oil
  • 1/4c honey (optional)
  • 2 t cinnamon
  • 1 t ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 t sea salt

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees
  2. Melt coconut oil and honey (if adding) together
  3. Toss all ingredients together, apart from dried fruit which you add at the end
  4. Pour liquid mixture over and stir well to coat
  5. Pour mixture on large baking or roasting dish lined with baking paper
  6. Bake for 10-20 minutes- stirring and checking every 6 minutes
  7. Bake until a deep golden brown colour
  8. Add dried fruit
  9. Cool completely, store in an airtight container

Use as a muesli for breakfast and put your favourite yogurt and fruit as the topping

Put in a container to take to work and have as a snack- the high protein will fill you up as well as prevent cravings

Add into a smoothie to make it more nutrient dense and filling