5 Minute No Grain Granola

Homemade granola is great for sprinkling over yogurt & fruit, adding to porridge, smoothies, desserts, crumbles. It has numerous benefits such as:

  1. It's highly nutritious so only a small portion is needed to give a great taste and to ensure you get the nutrition you need.
  2. Homemade granola is high in goods fats needed for brain and body function.
  3. Homemade granola cuts out added chemical sugars giving you a food high in fibre, giving you a feeling of fullness for longer
  4. Homemade granola is higher in protein content and prevents blood sugar spikes associated with other processed cereals
  5. Seeds and nuts provide a great source of ZINC, MAGNESIUM, TRYPTOPHAN all helping to assist with promoting sleep.
  6. Nuts / Seeds also assist in helping to lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels and keep the heart function healthy.
  7. Goji Berries are deemed a super food and contain a high content of Vitamin A supporting eye and skin health.
  8. Cacao nibs are the least processed cocoa product and high in powerful nutrients
  9. They contain powerful antioxidants (Flavanoids) and magnesium needed for brain, bone health and nervous system function.
  10. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat – (MCT’s) Medium chain triglyciderides – they go straight to the liver where they are used immediately for energy or ketones.

METHOD: Blitz the following

  • 75g mixed nuts
  • 75g pumpkin seeds
  • 75g sunflower seeds
  • 50g dessicated coconut
  • 1 tbsp of chia seeds

Add into the mix

  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Pinch SeaSalt

Heat a pan and add

  • 1- 2 tbsp of coconut oil melted
  • 30ml of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Add in your blitzed granola mix and heat / toast for 5-10 mins. Turn down the heat as required to prevent burning and sticking.

Finally add in at the end (optional) 25g goji berries & 25g cacao nibs