Our favourite way of serving it is with some coconut yogurt and fresh berries.
Ingredients: Makes a large jar
- 1 cup of jumbo oats
- ½ cup of roughly chopped almonds (you can use other nuts too, I just love the combination between almond and figs)
- ½ cup of pumpkin seeds
- 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons of One Earth Vanilla Zilla
- 2 tablespoons of almond butter ( for this recipe you want to use a runny almond butter as it will helps to create a silky consistency)
- 6-7 dried figs (if your figs are a bit dry make sure to soak them in some warm water for ½ an hour)
- To add after the granola has been baking:
- ½ cup of raw coconut chips
- ½ cup of goji berries
1. Start by preheating the oven at 150 degrees Celsius.
2. Roughly chop the nuts. You can also use a food processor, just make sure they are not turning into flour, you still want to have quite generous size pieces.
3. In a food processor add the dried figs, almond butter and One Earth Vanilla Zilla. Blitz everything together until you have a smooth paste, similar consistency to a nut butter.
4. Place the oats, chopped nuts and pumpkin seeds. into a mixing bowl. Add the nutty creamy mixture and mix everything together. Pour over the melted coconut oil and mix again. Give it a good stir until everything is nicely coated.
5. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Spread the granola mixture onto the baking tray using a spatula or the back of a spoon. You should have a “flapjack” kind of consistency Bake the granola for 1 hour. Every 15-20 minutes make sure to give the granola a good stir so it will bake evenly. This is very important as it will be prevent the granola from burning. If you like the granola more crumbly break some pieces off with your hands (be careful not to burn yourself!) or leave larger chunks if you like bigger clusters.
6. Remove the granola from the oven and let it cool for 20-30 minutes before adding the goji berries and coconut chips (if using).
Store the granola in an air tight jar for few weeks.