Easy Granola

Granola is an american breakfast cereal, very similar to our toasted muesli, although it is often clumpy.  I came across a granola recipe on Go Dairy Free (I can’t find the link to the original recipe) using maple syrup, coconut oil and spices, but I instantly knew with a few substitutes I would have a new breakfast cereal for Oscar.  This recipe is really quick, the hardest part is leaving it in the oven for 3 hours before trying it!

FAILSAFE Granola

Serves 6
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 3 hours, 10 minutes
Total time 3 hours, 20 minutes
Allergy / Intolerance Amines, Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Dairy, Egg, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates, Wheat
Suitable for Dairy / Lactose Free, RPAH Elimination Diet - Low Chemical / Failsafe
Meal type Breakfast
Misc Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Easy granola breakfast cereal, low chemical / FAILSAFE.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup rice bran oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 cup puffed quinoa

Optional

  • 1 teaspoon carob syrup (See note below.)

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 150°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
2. Combine the oats, quinoa flakes and puffed quinoa in a large bowl.
3. In a separate bowl combine all the other ingredients, then pour over the oat mixture.
4. Stir to completely coat the oats and quinoa.
5. Spread the mixture in a thin layer over the baking tray.
6. Bake for 10 minutes then turn off the oven (don't open the door) and leave the tray in the oven for 2 to 3 hours or overnight.
7. Remove from the oven and stir to break up any large clumps. Store in an airtight container.
8.
Serve with milk / milk alternative or yogurt, and any allowed fruit.
FAILSAFE Granola

Note

Low Chemcial / FAILSAFE

Carob syrup can be purchased, but it is also quite easy to make your own.

Use this recipe as a base and add in other cereals or grains (e.g. puffed rice, amaranth), nuts and seeds (if allowed).

 

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