Olive Oil Granola with a Twist
    Cook Time
    45minutes
    Cook Time
    45minutes
    Ingredients
    • 4cups rolled oats
    • 1 ½cups nuts(see recipe notes below)
    • 1cup seeds(see recipe notes)
    • ½ cup shredded coconutor coconut flakes
    • ½cup honey(or pure maple syrup, or half and half)
    • ½cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • ¼cup apple or orange juice concentrate
    • ¼cup brown sugar
    • 1teaspoon Himalayan salt
    • 1teaspoon ground ginger
    • ½teaspoon cinnamon
    • ½teaspoon anise
    • ½teaspoon cardamom
    • A good few cracks black pepper
    • Apinch nutmegand cloves
    • 2teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3/4cup dried fruitchopped (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