Dehydrated Buckwheat Granola

Dehydrated Buckwheat Granola

Dehydrated Buckwheat Granola

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 720 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
This granola recipe is a great way to incorporate buckwheat into your children's diet, a sometimes difficult thing to do due to its earthy taste. With coarsely cut nuts and the sweet aromatic nature of the dates, this crunchy granola makes a nutritious and healthy breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups white buckwheat
  • 2 cups PRANA organic Medjool dates
  • 1 cup PRANA organic raw European almonds
  • 1/2 cup PRANA organic raw European almonds
  • 1 cup PRANA organic raw walnuts
  • 1/2 cup PRANA organic shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup PRANA organic finely grated coconu
  • 2 apple(s)
  • 1/4 cup PRANA organic whole chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 5 tbsp organic fair trade ground Ceylon true cinnamon
  • 1 cup PRANA organic cranberries, sweetened with apple juice
  • 1 cup dried blueberries

Preparation

  1. Soak the white buckwheat, almonds, pecans, walnuts and sunflower seeds in separate bowls for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Rinse and drain each ingredient.
  3. Soak the dates in 1 1/2 cups water for about 20 minutes.
  4. Mix the dates in a blender along with the water they were soaked in until it is a paste-like texture.
  5. Cut the apples into medium chunks.
  6. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients except the dried fruits (cranberries and blueberries).
  7. Spread the mixture on a dehydration sheet, or oven sheet.
  8. Dehydrate at 115° F for 12 to 16 hours, until the granola is crunchy. Or, if using an oven for 8-12 hours on your oven's lowest temperature.
  9. Add the dried cranberries and blueberries to the dehydrated granola and mix well.
  10. Store in a resealable bag or an airtight glass jar. Granola will keep for several weeks.
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