Recipe: Olive Oil Granola with a Twist

/Recipe: Olive Oil Granola with a Twist

Recipe: Olive Oil Granola with a Twist

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Olive Oil Granola with a Twist
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Cook Time
45minutes
Cook Time
45minutes
Ingredients
  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups nuts (see recipe notes below)
  • 1 cup seeds (see recipe notes)
  • ½ cup shredded coconut or coconut flakes
  • ½ cup honey (or pure maple syrup, or half and half)
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup apple or orange juice concentrate
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon anise
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • A good few cracks black pepper
  • A pinch nutmeg and cloves
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit chopped (see recipe notes for suggestions)
Ingredients
  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups nuts (see recipe notes below)
  • 1 cup seeds (see recipe notes)
  • ½ cup shredded coconut or coconut flakes
  • ½ cup honey (or pure maple syrup, or half and half)
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup apple or orange juice concentrate
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon anise
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • A good few cracks black pepper
  • A pinch nutmeg and cloves
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit chopped (see recipe notes for suggestions)
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to about 150°C (300°F)
  2. Combine all the ingredients except for the dried fruit in a large bowl and mix well.
  3. Spread the mixture evenly on a large baking tray and bake for about 45 minutes until it looks golden brown. Give it a good stir every 10 minutes or so.
  4. Add the dried fruit
Recipe Notes

Pick and choose which nuts, seeds and spices to include but be adventurous.

Nut suggestions:  almonds, walnuts, pistachios, cashews, pecans, macadamia or a mixture

Seed suggestions: sesame, flax, pumpkin and sunflower seeds

Dried fruit suggestions: apricots, raisins (if you must) apple rings, cranberries, blueberries

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