How to make Sugar-Free Apricot Granola



We made these crunchy clusters of oats, buckwheat, and hazelnuts naturally sweet using date paste and dried apricots.


Start your day to a bowl of this yummy granola for a healthy and nutritious breakfast.

Did you know?

Buckwheat is a gluten-free pseudocereal that helps to keep blood sugars in check.

Step 1Part 1

Soak the buckwheat in hot water for 30 min, then rinse well. Meanwhile, soak the dates in another bowl of boiling water for 10 minutes.

Step 1Part 2

Then, drain them and blend them into a paste using a food processor.

Step 2

Now, combine oat flakes, buckwheat, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chopped hazelnuts, and cacao nibs in a bowl.

Step 3

Next, add the oil, date paste, and work the mixture into a sticky, coarse dough.

Step 4

Spread the granola flat on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake it for 20 minutes at 160°C (320°F).

Step 5

Now, add chopped apricots, toss the granola to break down any big clusters, and bake it for 8 more minutes.

Step 6

Transfer the hot granola on a wire rack lined with baking paper and leave it to cool down and crisp up for 10 minutes.

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