Chai Spiced Paleo Vegan Granola

{ MORNING PLEASURES WITH THE KROOKED SPOON }

{ INGREDIENTS }

1 cup buckwheat groats raw

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1 cup of mixed seeds (I used sunflower, pepitas, chia, linseed)

1/2 cup linseed meal

1/2 cup chopped nuts (cashew, almonds etc.)

1/4 cup oil (I used a mix of coconut, olive and macadamia)

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground cardamon

1 tsp vanilla essence

1/4 cup goji berries

{ METHOD }

Preheat oven to 160ºC.

In a baking dish add the buckwheat groats and place into the oven to toast for 10 minutes or until light brown and nutty flavoured.

Add the linseed meal, mixed seeds, chopped nuts, shredded coconut, grd cinnamon, ginger and cardamon and mix to combine.

Add the oil and maple syrup and toss until combined and evenly coated. Place in the preheated oven and toast for 30 minutes tossing regularly for even toasting.

Once toasted, remove from oven and cool in the baking dish, then add the goji berries and toss to combine.

Keep the granola in an airtight container in your pantry for up to 3 weeks.

{ NOTES } Buckwheat groats are available from health food stores and online.

Linseed meal is available from health food stores, online in major supermarkets.

The maple syrup can be replaced by apple syrup, honey or rice malt syrup.

Prep time: 5 MINUTES
Cook time: 40 MINUTES
Total time: 45 MINUTES
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