Up-Your-Glow Chocolate Granola








  • 1 ½ cups of whole rolled oats (for a gluten-free version use quinoa flakes instead)
  • 1 cup of raw buckwheat groats
  • ¼ cup of shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 cup of mixed raw nuts, such as almonds, pecans, cashew or walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup of raw mixed seeds such as pepita, sunflower, chia, flaxseeds
  • ½ cup of raw cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp of ground pure vanilla bean
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ -1 tsp of turmeric
  • ½ tsp of good quality salt
  • ¼ cup of virgin coconut oil, melted
  • Optional: 3 TBSP of rice malt syrup (omit for a sugar free version)



  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees and line your baking dish with baking paper.
  2. In a big bowl mix all your dry ingredients until well combined.
  3. Add your wet ingredients and toss in until lightly coated.
  4. Spread your granola mixture evenly onto your lined baking tray and bake for about 50 minutes or until golden brown and smelling irresistible.
  5. Let the granola cool completely before storing it in an airtight container (keeps for 1-2 weeks or for up to 3 months in freezer).
  6. Serve with fresh fruit such as banana and blueberries and your choice of nut-milk or natural Greek style yoghurt.


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