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Homemade Granola Recipe

This high fibre, gluten free granola recipe contains everything you need for an immune boosting, energising start to your day. 

granola recipe gluten free

This recipe includes dates which have a wide range of health benefits, including strong antioxidant, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. See our blog on Fighting Cancer with dates to understand more.

Add nuts such as cashew, almonds and walnuts.  We haven’t included hazelnuts for this recipe as you may be interested to know we see it come up as often as peanuts, when we do a food allergy test

Flaxseeds are rich in calcium, Vitamin D and Omega 3.  Add different seeds like pumpkin, sunflower and milled flaxseeds.  This combination of low GL (glycaemic load) and GI (glycaemic index) will keep diabetes away and keep your mind sharp.

Always add cinnamon – it’s rich in essential oils that will boost your immune system.  

Make your bones stronger, your mind happier, and your immune system sing by trying this homemade granola recipe!


200g dates

100g tahini 600g oats 200g mixed nuts (flaked almonds, cashew, pecan, walnuts) 200g mixed seeds (sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds) 150g dried fruit (raisins or cranberries) 50g desiccated coconut 1 tspcinnamon ½ tsp salt

Heat the oven to 150C fan or 130 Celsius or gas mark 2.

Blend the dates, tahini and 3 tbsp of water in a food processor until creamy. Add more water if necessary.

Mix all the dry ingredients together and add the date cream. Mix until the cream is well incorporated.

Spread the granola on a baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes until golden brown, stirring around 1-2 times.

When ready, let the granola cool down and store in an airtight container for up to a month.

Serve with dairy free milk or yoghurt, fresh berries and optional coconut flakes, which are high in fibre and add an exotic start to your day!

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