Recipe courtesy of Psychologies Magazine (June 2018) and taken from The Food Medic for Life: Easy Recipes to Help You Live Well Every Day” by Hazel Wallace.
Serves : 6-8
60g mixed almonds and hazelnuts
30g pumpkin seeds
30g coconut chips
Zest of 1 orange
1 tsp salt
60ml maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
80ml coconut oil, melted
1 tblsp cocoa powder
Step One : Preheat the oven to 160oC / 325oF / Gas Mark 3 and line a baking tray with baking parchment.
Step Two : Place the oats in a bowl and add the nuts, pumpkin seeds, coconut chips, orange zest and salt.
Step Three : Combine the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl, then pour into the oats mixture and stir well.
Step Four : Spread out the mixture on your prepared baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, stirring gently every 10-15 minutes, or until the oats are a golden brown colour.
Step Five : Let the granola cool completely on the baking tray, before storing it in an airtight container for up to two weeks.