#CHECKITOAT Homemade Granola Recipe

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Put away those bags of potato chips cos this one’s for all those who want a healthy and tasty snack or even a full fledged brunch option that your taste buds, your health and the environment will love! I am a sucker for a good granola bowl myself – but why pay +$10 at a Surry Hills cafe, or $15 at Woolies for 200g, when you can easily bake a batch of your own at home! This would be a perfect option for you to use up that 1kg of oats and assortment of fruit, seeds and nuts in your pantry!

Check OAT our recipe inspired by Twopeasandtheirpod:

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What you need:

  • 1 & 1/2 cups oats (not quick oats)
  • 1 cup pistachios*
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup apple-sauce*
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons manuka honey ( or regular honey/disregard for vegan option)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil/coconut oil
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples (cut apples and place into oven to dehydrate)

*Substitute for any types of nuts, seeds and dried fruit that you have at home or that tickles your fancy! There are definantely no rules!

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven at 150 degrees Celcius
  2. Mix all dry ingredients (oats, sugar, cinnamon, salt, pistachios) in large bowl
  3. Warm liquid ingredients (apple sauce, honey, oil) in a saucepan (or microwave if you’re lazy!)
  4. Combine the dry goodness with the liquid ingredients and mix like theres no tomorrow!
  5. Spread mixture evenly on a large baking sheet
  6. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 10 mins until golden. DRIED APPLES IN FOR THE LAST 10 MINUTES. *We overcooked the apples a bit so it ended up being extra crunchy, however if you like a chewy texture, just add the apples at the end. 
  7. Let the granola cool, serve or store in an air tight container.

Check oat the video version of this recipe here!

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What’s your favourite way to use up your oats? Make sure you share your #foodporn (or #softfoodporn) uneaten dishes with us via FBInsta & Twitter under the hashtag #uneatenmatters!

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