As the South African sun graces us with its warm embrace, there's no better way to start your summer days than with a delicious serving of Maple Pecan Chia Granola. This light and crunchy recipe brings the essence of summer to your breakfast or snack routine, offering a burst of flavour and energy to fuel your day.
High Fibre Breakfast Granola Recipe
1/4 cup pecans
1/4 cup chia seeds
1 cup rolled oats
Pinch of sea salt
1 tsp cinnamon
About 1/2 tsp of any other spices you like (e.g., cardamom or nutmeg)
3 tbsp melted coconut oil
1-2 tbsp maple syrup
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (or 160 degrees fan).
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
Line a baking tray with parchment paper and spread the granola mixture evenly.
Bake for 10 minutes, stir, and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes or until golden.
Allow to cool and store in an airtight container in the pantry.
Serve over smoothies, smoothie bowls, or with yogurt and fruit as a refreshing meal or snack.
This granola, when paired with yogurt and fresh fruits, makes for a quick and high fibre breakfast or snack.
Feel free to double the recipe for batch preparation :)
Experiment with different nuts, seeds, flavours, chocolate chips or fruit additions to customise your granola experience :)
So there you have it, a simple and scrumptious recipe to elevate your summer mornings. Give this Maple Pecan Chia Granola a try, and see how it adds a delightful crunch to your breakfast.
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