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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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      By | 2016-09-14T21:15:30+00:00 March 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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