Granola

This tastey toasted muesli uses heaps of healthy co-op ingredients. It's really filling and will get your day off to a great start.

Ingredients

  • Granola3 ½ cups rolled oats
  • ¾ cup almonds
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons pepitas (green pumpkin seeds without the shell)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup honey or rice malt
  • 2 cups mixed dried fruit (e.g. Chopped figs, raisins, chopped apricots, sultanas)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Mix oats, nuts, seeds, coconut & zest.
  3. Warm oil & honey over a gentle heat.
  4. Pour honey mixture over oat mixture and stir thoroughly.
  5. Tip mixture into a baking tray & bake.
  6. Stir every 5 minutes or so until golden.
  7. It will probably take 20-30 minutes.
  8. Let the mixture cool.
  9. Stir in the dried fruit.

Makes about 8 cups and lasts several months (in the fridge in the tropics).