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Mixed grain granola

5
5
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
18
Difficulty
Moderate
This homemade granola made with ancient grains and hint of maple syrup will beat store bought granola any day.

Ingredients

Rolled barley flakes

130 g, (1 cup)

Dry rolled oats

1 cup(s), (90g)

Quinoa flakes

80 g, (1 cup)

Pecans

cup(s), (40g) chopped

Pepitas

¼ cup(s), (50g)

Sunflower seeds

¼ cup(s), (35g)

Sesame seeds

2 tbs

Maple syrup

2 tbs

Olive oil

2 tbs, light

Vanilla bean extract

1 tsp

Shredded or desiccated coconut

cup(s), (25g) or shredded coconut

Chia seeds

50 g, (1/4 cup)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Combine barley, oats, quinoa, pecans, pepitas, sunflower and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Whisk maple syrup, oil and vanilla in a jug until combined. Pour syrup mixture over barley mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Spread mixture over a large baking tray. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring well every 5 minutes. Add coconut for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  3. Remove granola from oven and stir in chia. Set aside to cool completely. Serve granola in ¼ cup portions.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Fresh seasonal fruit, plus 99% fat-free Greek yoghurt and/or skim milk.TIP: Store granola in an airtight container for up to 1 month.