Breakfast, Sweet, Snacks

Tahini, Pecan & Buckwheat Granola

Granola is this incredible nutritious, delicious and versatile mix of basically whatever oats, grains, nuts, seeds, oils, sweetner, spices and fruits you like.

There isn't any wonder are supermarket shelves are full of hundreds of varieties and growing fast, some come with a serious price tag too! Done be fooled, granola is easy, forgiving and does not have to cost the earth.

I have a few variations on here, this version being my latest love, but please do adapt them as you wish. Don't have pecans use almonds, don't like tahini use peanut butter, love dates add them, not keen on maple use rice syrup or if you're not vegan honey. Just have fun!

SERVES:
Yields 1.5 ltr approx

Ingredients

3 cups of rolled oats

1 Cup roughly chopped pecans

1 Cup buckwheat groats

1/4 cup sesame seeds

1/4 cup chia seeds

½ cup of Maple syrup

3/4 cup tahini

½ cup coconut oil

One teaspoon sea salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon

Seeds from one vanilla port or 1 tbs of bean paste

Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C Fan and line a deep baking dish.
  2. In a small saucepan combine the coconut oil, tahini, vanilla and maple syrup, warm gentle to combine.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine all the remaining ingredients.
  4. When the wet is warmed and combined mix the two together and stir until all the dry is coated with the wet.
  5. Empty onto your lined baking tray and place in the preheated oven.
  6. Cook for approx. 30 minutes until cooked, lightly golden and crunchy. It will crunch up as it cools.
  7. Allow to cool before decanting into airtight jars.
  8. It will keep well for several months.

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