Busy mums find this no added sugar breakfast keeps them brimming with energy right up until lunch!

700g oats,

50g sultanas

100g dried apricots

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tbsp mixed spices

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

50g whole linseeds / flaxseeds

50g oat bran

50g hazelnuts

50g pumpkin seeds

50g sunflower seeds

50g almonds, whole, flaked or


2 tbsp rapeseed oil

150ml honey

200ml unsweetened apple juice

50g dried cranberries

Preheat the oven to Gas 3/ 160°C/325°F.

Mix the oil with the apple juice and honey in a large pan and simmer for a few minutes to combine.

In a separate bowl mix all of the dry ingredients together, except for the dried fruits.

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.

Squeeze the wet mixture together with your hands, to form small clusters, before spreading out on to two large baking trays that have been lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 45 minutes, turning and breaking up the cereal every 10 minutes or so.

Stir in the dried fruits and bake for a further 15 minutes.

Cool, then store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Serve with natural yoghurt, blueberries and raspberries.

40 servings

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Easy, Healthy, Snacks, Breakfast, Low Calorie

Special Info
Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty

It is important to allow for the full baking time as a shorter time may result in the granola being too moist, therefore going off within a few days of storage.

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