In the Kitchen : Sweet and Salty Granola

Homemade Sweet and Salty Granola

Dry Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 7 cups of rolled quick oats
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • generous dash of cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/3cup organic butter
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Final Ingredients

  • Currants, Raisins or other chopped, dried fruit

Let’s Begin

  1. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat the butter, oil, and honey until melted and combined.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla, pour over dry ingredients, stir until it’s well coated.
  4. Spread on a lined baking sheet and bake in batches at about 190C for 15-20 minutes until golden.
  5. Let each batch cool and then add in dried fruit.

Meagan Wilson is a parent educator and author of the now-retired seasonal series of Whole Family Rhythms. After finishing a BA, she went on to complete her Foundations in Steiner Education and Anthroposophy at Sydney Steiner College, as well as her Waldorf Early Childhood Certification at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Toronto. She has received her certification as a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach and has supported hundreds of parents to create a strong family rhythm unique to their own values and culture. She has four young children. Meagan provides resources, support and information to parents who are looking for a bridge to cross between their unique family life and their children’s (often but not always) Waldorf schools.

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