Honey Toasted Ancient Grain Granola

by Michelle on November 10, 2009 · 2 comments

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This uses honey, vanilla extract and various grains and seeds to create a yummy, crunchy and nutritious breakfast!

Honey Toasted Ancient Grain Granola


  • 1 C. of raw honey, melted
  • 1 C. of raw rolled oats
  • 1/2 C. of quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 C. of cashews, unsalted
  • 1/2 C. almonds
  • 1/2 C. walnuts, broken in half
  • 1/2 C. pepitas
  • 1/2 C. puffed millet
  • 1/2 C. puffed kamut
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon, ground

How to make it:

  1. Melt the honey. Add the vanilla extract and cinnamon to the melted honey.
  2. Add all the grains seeds and seeds and mix to coat.
  3. Spread out this mix in a baking tray and cook for about 40-45 minutes until the granola becomes dry and light brown.

Variations/ Ways to serve it:

  • Serve as cereal with rice or almond milk.
  • Soak with milk overnight as you would bircher muesli.
  • Serve with a dollop of organic yoghurt.
  • Serve with frozen berries and milk.
  • Try making different varieties by adding  goji berries, sultanas, raisins, dates, prunes, cranberries to the mix.
  • Serve with fresh fruit such as sliced banana, strawberries, or grated apple.

Enjoy, HFL

I posted this recipe in Food Renegade’s Fight Back Friday (13/11/09). Please have a look there for other great REAL food lovin’ blog posts!


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Dave August 21, 2010 at 7:19 pm

Sounds like a nice recipe and will have to try it out. Sounds a lot more tastier than my oatmeal. Thanks


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