Chocolate Orange Granola

Combine this refined-sugar free, tasty granola with a plant-based milk for a nutritious breakfast
Chocolate Orange Granola
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Chocolate Orange Granola
September 04, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time 20 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

¾ cup raw buckwheat
¾ cup rolled oats
½ cup coconut flakes
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
2 oranges, zested and sliced
A pinch of spinneysFOOD Salt
120g hazelnuts
3 tbsp coconut oil
3-4 tbsp spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup or spinneysFOOD Honey
1 orange, juiced
1½ tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp sultanas (optional)
½ cup cocoa nibs

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4 and line a baking tray with baking paper.

  • 2

    In a large bowl, mix the buckwheat, rolled oats, coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, orange zest, salt and hazelnuts together.

  • 3

    In a small saucepan, over medium-low heat, add the coconut oil, maple syrup, orange juice and vanilla extract. Stir until the oil is melted. Pour over the dry ingredients. Stir well.

  • 4

    Spread the granola evenly across the baking tray. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes before rotating the tray around and bake again for 5-6 minutes. It should be golden brown in appearance.

  • 5

    Remove the tray from the oven and leave to cool completely.

  • 6

    Once the granola has cooled, sprinkle the sultanas and cocoa nibs over it. Carefully break the slab into smaller chunks using your hands. Serve with slices of orange and enjoy.

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