Recipe: Chocolate granola

This granola is delicious, energising and filling – and healthy too.

Store bought granola can be very unhealthy, and good quality granola can be very expensive. That is why making your own is a much better idea. It allows you to control exactly what ingredients go into it. Enjoy with fruit and yoghurt, milk or plain as a snack.

Chocolate granola

Ingredients

1/3 cup coconut oil

1/3 cup cacao powder

¼ cup maple syrup

3 cups Pouyoukas whole rolled oats

½ cup dried cranberries

½ cup shredded coconut

¼ cup Pouyoukas pumpkin seeds

1/3 cup raw cacao nibs

3 tablespoons chia seeds

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Melt the coconut oil in a small pot on the stove. Add the cacao powder and maple syrup and stir on low heat until combined. Remove from heat and set aside.

In a large bowl combine the oats, cranberries, coconut, pumpkin seeds, raw cacao nibs, chia seeds and cinnamon.

Pour the chocolate mixture over oat mixture and mix until fully combined.

Give it a taste test. If you want it sweeter, you can add a touch more maple syrup.

Spread flat on a pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway so that it bakes evenly.

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