Have You Tried my Granola?


I get asked for this recipe a lot because I love to make it as a gift and give it to friends and family. I try to base the combinations on the time of year so that not only is it nutritious but also something I may be craving at the time or simply has a festive feel.

At Christmas for example I usually do a Christmas granola infused with dried oranges, ginger and cloves, walnuts perhaps and anything that feels like the season.

Dry ingredients
900 grams rolled oats
3/4 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Wet ingredients
3/4 cup maple syrup
1 cup oil
1/2 cup water
Few grinding of Nutmeg

Raw ingredients
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup dried organic apricots

Heat the oven to 300 degrees F.

On the stove mix wet ingredients until warm

If you are using butter until it's melted
Pour over dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix.
Spread onto two baking sheets and cook at 300 degrees F for 45 mins to 1 hour.

Let cool completely before adding raw ingredients.

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