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I AM Granola

06 Dec 2016

I AM Granola

Or the breakfast of champions…

As a mother of three healthy kids, I always try to find alternatives to the  so-much-sugar and I-don’t-know-what-else regular cereals for breakfast. After a week of research, I combined some granola recipes and I added my witch touch for an original creation.

granola_ingredients

We bought all the ingredients from San Pedro Mercado in Cusco, Peru  and we tried the strength of the last handmade “ Nuts Bag” ( Gabi’s crazy work in leather with Chawaytiri  handmade insertion textile).

leather_bag

INGREDIENTS:

• 1 cup of chopped cashews
• 1 cup of chopped nuts
• 1 cup of raisins
• 1 cup of chopped dried apricots
• 1 cup of oats
• 1 cup of kiwicha  flakes ( if you don’t find this you can replace it with another glass of oats)
• 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
• 1/4 cup flax seeds
• 7  dried chopped dates, 7 chopped dried plums, 7 chopped dried figs
• 4 full spoons of organic coconut oil
• 6 full spoons of honey
• sprinkle of sea salt

 

cereal and nuts bowl

dried fruits bowl

 

METHOD:

  1. Preheat  the oven to 150C-160C.
  2. Mix the cashews, nuts, oats, kiwicha, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, coconut oil and the  honey  in a large bowl. Mix well. The composition must be wet.
  3. Tip the granola onto  baking sheet and spread evenly. Bake for 15 min. After 15 minutes open the oven and stir the composition. Repeat from 10 in 10 minutes until it becomes golden. Remove and let it cool. Add the raisins, dried apricots, dates, plums, dried figs. Serve with cold milk or yogurt.

 

granola tray

 

TIPS:

• Don’t put the dried fruits in the  oven because they will become very dry and hard.
• The granola can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month. But believe me this granola will be gone by the end of the week!

If you liked the recipe, check this one also!

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