Recipe

Plantain Granola

Susan ASusan AAuthorSusanYields4 ServingsCategory
Cook Time25 mins

Granola. Also known as a ‘step up’ from porridge.. with a crunch. It’s a worldwide breakfast fave for those who like to start the day the healthy way.

I’m not ashamed to say that granola boxes used to be a staple in my weekly shop. Forget bowls, more like: Box. Hand. Mouth. In that order! But one day, I turned that box around. What do I find? Nasties like sugar syrup, hydrogenated oil, flavouring and much more. There was no question. I was left with no choice but to create & make my own.

My favourite granola recipe has to be my Plantain Granola I’m sharing with you! This recipe is crunchy, sweet, simple and makes a great on-the-go snack. It’ll last up to a month (or a day) in a cool, dry place.

I love to have it as a snack or with some coconut yogurt. You can eat it plain, add it to ice cream, pour almond milk over it, make it a cereal, or mix it up with some fruit. The possibilities are endless!

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients
 1 Plantain
 1 cup Raisins
 ½ cup Coconut nectar
 1 Lemon
 ¼ cup Sunflower
 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Dry Ingredients
 1 cup Sunflower seeds/egusi seeds, soaked overnight
 1 cup Goji berries
 2 cups Almonds, soaked overnight
 1 cup Pecans, soaked for 3 hours
 Cacao nibs, shredded coconut, favourite nuts *optional

Directions

1

In a food processor, pulse dry mixture till broken down slightly.

2

Place contents of food processor in a mixing bowl.

3

In a food processor/blender, process wet ingredients.

4

Add the mixture to the dry and combine well.

5

Spread thinly on an oven tray.

6

Put in the oven for 25 minutes

7

Store in an air-tight container in a cool place.

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients
 1 Plantain
 1 cup Raisins
 ½ cup Coconut nectar
 1 Lemon
 ¼ cup Sunflower
 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Dry Ingredients
 1 cup Sunflower seeds/egusi seeds, soaked overnight
 1 cup Goji berries
 2 cups Almonds, soaked overnight
 1 cup Pecans, soaked for 3 hours
 Cacao nibs, shredded coconut, favourite nuts *optional

Directions

1

In a food processor, pulse dry mixture till broken down slightly.

2

Place contents of food processor in a mixing bowl.

3

In a food processor/blender, process wet ingredients.

4

Add the mixture to the dry and combine well.

5

Spread thinly on an oven tray.

6

Put in the oven for 25 minutes

7

Store in an air-tight container in a cool place.

Plantain Granola

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