Oatmeal or cottage cheese with fruit for breakfast - this,of course good. But sooner or later, these delicious dishes can get a little nuts. Then we have to look for new recipes for healthy breakfasts, which can be prepared quickly, and satiety as a result of getting a long time. In this case, the home granola is what you need. It can also be bought in a supermarket, but the store product can not be compared to taste and benefit with what is made by themselves. Read more about this wonderful dish by reading the article.
What is a real granola
If you are an ardent fan of healthy eating, then,you certainly know about the need to include in your diet cereals, nuts, fruits and dried fruits. These products, in addition to clear benefits, have a rich and rich taste. It is from these that the world's favorite granola is prepared. This is almost the same as the muesli we know, but granola, among other things, also bakes in the oven. As a result, flakes and nuts acquire a pleasant aroma and a mouth-watering crunch. Breakfast in the morning with this product, you will get a charge of cheerfulness and good mood for the entire coming day.
How is granola prepared? Recipe to master it will be able to anyone who knows how to use the oven. Variation of the composition of the dish is a great variety. Everyone uses those ingredients that they love most. In this, by the way, home granola has a big advantage. Buy a product that fully meets your tastes and preferences, is not always possible. But it's easy to cook by yourself. Here's what can be included in this dish:
- flakes (oat and wheat, rice and buckwheat, barley and any others);
- nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, pecans), sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds;
- dried fruit, candied fruit;
- coconut shaving;
- honey, maple syrup.
You can mix all these components orchoose a few of their "favorites". After all, granola is a huge space for culinary creativity. If you do not know which combinations are better, read the recipe below.
The process of preparation of granola
Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Mix in a bowl a glass of oat flakes, 150-200 grams of almonds (you can chop or leave whole), 100 grams of sunflower seeds and 80 grams of sesame. Add to the dry mixture 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and 5-6 spoonfuls of liquid honey. The pan is covered with parchment and we spread muesli, leveling them evenly over the whole area. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, so that they do not stick together. 5 minutes before the end of cooking, lightly salt and add a glass of black raisins. If you like the messenger, you can use 50 grams of brown sugar.
How to store baked muesli?
Cool the cooled granola in a glass jarwith a lid (can be in a few cans) and clean in the kitchen cabinet or refrigerator. This stock is enough for 5-8 breakfasts depending on your appetite.
Beautiful granola meal for breakfast
And now a few words about how to eat this dish. The most popular option - pour kefir or unsweetened yogurt. But you can make a real dessert. To do this, put a yogurt (50 grams), 2 tablespoons granola, berry sauce (from frozen or fresh berries, whipped with a blender), then again yogurt and so on until you reach the top. The granola delivered in this way is simply a divine dish (both in appearance and taste). Do you think that useful is not delicious? Just the opposite.