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Coconut and Cinnamon Granola

Course Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsp oats
  • 4 tbsp quinoa flakes or add 4 extra tbsps oats
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 50 g pecana or walnuts
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 0.5 tbsp cinnamon
  • 0.5 tbsp xylitol optional
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 2 tbsp dried fruit optional

Instructions

  1. Heat the over to 180C
  2. Add the oats, quinoa flakes (if using), pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, nuts, desiccated coconut, cinammon and xylitol into a bowl and mix together
  3. Heat the coconut oil gently until it is liquid - stir into the mixture
  4. Spread the mixture onto a baking tray quite thinly and pop into the oven for 18 minutes - stir well after 6 and 12 minutes
  5. Remove from the oven and leave to cool. Once cool, stir in the ground flaxseed and dried fruit if using - I used 1 tbsp of goji berries and 1 tbsp of dried cranberries.
  6. Enjoy with fresh fruit and yoghurt!