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Everyday Homemade Granola

I love eating this homemade granola just about every morning with yoghurt and fruit, or on top of smoothie bowls. Sometimes I even snack on it throughout the day.

I must say that there is something so comforting and rustic about making your own homemade granola, its just so much better than store bought. I have actually stopped eating store bought granola, because this homemade version is just so dang good. Once you start making your own homemade granola you will never turn back.

I love how you can take simple ingredients and turn it in to something amazing that you want to everyday. This recipe has a bunch of different nuts and seeds as well as some healthy whole grains such as oats and buckwheat. So it will definitely keep you full for long.

In this recipe you will notice that I don’t use a ton of sweetener. I find the store bought versions to by way to sweet and I actually like to control the sugar content in my food. I also like to sweeten my food with natural sugars, so if I am making granola with yoghurt I will add a fruit to make it sweeter.

Everyday Homemade Granola

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat groats
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw almonds
  • 1/3 cup chopped raw hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup cranberries
  • 1/8 cup coconut nectar
  • 1/8 cup unrefined coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat your own to 150 degrees celsius.

  2. Add all your dry ingredients, excluding the coconut flakes and cranberries, to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.

  3. Add the wet to the dry ingredients and stir to combine, then add the granola mixture to a lined baking dish and place in the oven for 20 minutes.

  4. Remove the granola from the oven and add the coconut flakes and give it a good stir, then place the granola back into the oven for a further 5 minutes or until the coconut flakes are nicely toasted.

  5. Remove the baking dish from the oven and stir in the dried cranberries.

  6. Allow the granola to cool and serve with yoghurt and fruit or place it on top of a smoothie bowl.

  7. Store the granola in an airtight container.

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