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Sugar-Free Apricot Granola

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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.

Health

Time

40m

Cost

Nutrients

175 kcal

Carbs 22 grams

Sugars 8 grams

Total Fats 7 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 3 grams

Proteins 4 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

12

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Gluten-free Diet

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Step 1Part 1

Soak the dates in a bowl with boiling water for 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
Step 1Part 2

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

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
Step 2

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

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
Step 3

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

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
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).

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
Step 5

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

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp
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.

Ingredients List

Pitted Dates100g
Jumbo Rolled Oats100g
Raw Buckwheat Groats (optional)100g
Pumpkin Seeds20g
Sunflower Seeds20g
Unblanched Hazelnuts60g
Cacao Nibs30g
Dried Apricots50g
Canola Oil2tbsp

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