Make your own granola – source Food writer Rosie Birkett

Makes 750g


350g organic jumbo oats

1tsp chia seeds

80g pumpkin seeds

15g sunflower seeds

150g flaked almonds

50g desiccated coconut

1.5 tsp mixed sweet ground spices such as cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg

4 tbsp coconut oil melted

4 tbsp maple syrup

60g sultanas

1.Preheat the oven to 180/160 (fan)/Gas 4 and line a baking tray with baking parchment.

2. Put the oats, seeds, almonds, coconut & spices in a large mixing bowl. Pour over the melted coconut oil and maple syrup and stir until the oil and syrup are well incorporated. Spread the mixture on the baking tray in an even layer and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally until the oats and almonds take on a deep golden colour and crisp up nicely.

3. Remove from the oven and leave to cool for a few minutes before adding the sultanas. Leave to coll completely then store in a sealed container for up to 1 month. Try serving it with coconut water or almond milk.