Dehydrated Buckwheat Granola

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 720 minutes
Servings 12 people
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!
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How It's Made

Ingredients

  • 4 cups White Buckwheat
  • 2 cups Deglett Dates
  • 1 cup European almonds
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Sunflower Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Coconut
  • 2 apple(s)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup cranberries sweetened with apple juice
  • 1 cup blueberries sweetened with apple juice

Directions

  1. Soak the white buckwheat, almonds, pecans, walnuts and sunflower seeds separate bowls overnight.
  2. In the morning, or after about 8 hours, 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-small 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.
Conserve in a resealable bag or an airtight glass jar. Granola will keep for several weeks.
Marie Richer
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Marie Richer

Marie’s passion for healthy, organic food is evident in everything she does. She specializes in vegan and raw cooking with a special focus on the nutritional wonders of nuts and dried fruits. We’d tell you to visit her website, but you’re already on it!

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