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Home Made Granola With Goji Berries and Spelt Oats

Healthier and cheaper than store-bought granola, this recipe is a breeze to make and can be adapted to suit your family's preferences
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 15 -20
Author Caramel Tinted Life

Ingredients

  • Organic Rolled Spelt Flakes - 3 cups
  • Sunflower Seeds 1/2 cup
  • Organic Coconut Oil 2 tsp
  • Goji Berries - 1 cup
  • Almonds 1/2 cup
  • Pecans 1/2 cup
  • Chia seeds 1/4 cup
  • Maple syrup 1/2 cup
  • Honey 1/2 cup
  • Cinnamon powder 1.5 tsp

Instructions

  • Mix the oats with the sunflower seeds
  • Add the coconut oil and mix, making sure the oil is evenly distributed
  • Take a baking sheet and brush it with some oil
  • Turn out the oats mixture into the baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes at 180 C (350 F), turning the mixture over at the 10 minute mark
  • Take out the baking sheet, add the goji berries, almonds, pecans, chia seeds, maple syrup and honey and cinnamon powder and mix this well.
  • Make sure the honey and maple syrup is well combined with the oats-and- seeds mixture
  • Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes at 150 C
  • Let cool and transfer to an air-tight jar

Notes

If kept in an air-tight jar, the granola should keep for at least 1 month
You can use any combination of oats, nuts, seeds or dry fruits in a ratio of 3:1:1
Do no use instant oats, as these don't hold up as well as rolled oats
Additional options for ingredients are: pumpkin seeds, coconut flakes, raisins, apricots (look for sulphur-free ones), cranberries and just about anything you like!