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Healthiest Ever Granola » whole foods & oil-free


Remember I once mentioned if there was one thing on the whole blog you'd have to try it was the homemade vegan Nutella recipe? Well now, add this to the list!

Seriously.

By now you all know granola is my jam. I love this stuff, and eat it almost daily. For breakfast or as a snack: on smoothies, in yogurt parfaits, or straight out the jar. No matter.

I always felt my granola recipes were much more wholesome than the type from the shops, because it called for much less oil and sugar, and I never even stopped to consider that I could make a granola recipe that would taste just as good, if not even better, without the oil or sugar.... until I came across this recipe.

This. Beats. All.

No other granola recipe will compare, neither in taste nor in nutritional value.

For weeks I tried creating my own oil-free and sugar-free granola recipe but they either came out too dry or too bland... and so when I found Jenny Mustard's granola recipe, I knew it was the ultimate one.

Why try to re-create something if you'd already found the best?

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Jenny Mustard, I'd recommend heading straight over to her YouTube channel or her website right away! She's been an inspiration when it comes to minimalism and wholesome, nourishing foods.

I guarantee she'll quickly become your favourite, if she isn't already.

This granola recipe is both sweet, because of the dates, raisins and dried cranberries, as well as savoury, because of the tahini. You can vary it up each time depending on the dried fruit or nuts and seeds you choose to add.

Let's walk through the step-by-step guide to make this yourself:

Step 1: gather your whole foods ingredients

Step 2: create the date + tahini mixture by blending in a food processor

Step 3: roughly chop your raw nuts

Step 4: mix!