RECIPE: Home-made Granola

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Last week, I tried to make granola myself for the very first time and it was so easy and so delicious that I will show you how I did it in this post!

What you will need
  • Oats (I also used quinoa pops)
  • Seeds: you can use any seeds you want (I used chia seeds, linseeds, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds)
  • Dried fruit: cranberries, raisins, dates, etc.
  • Nuts
  • Spices: Cinnamon, cardamom, cocoa powder
  • Sweetener: Honey, agave syrup, etc.

For your home-made granola you can literally mix everything you want together. You could also cut some apples or bananas in slices, you can throw some chocolate chips into the mix… The ingredients are totally up to you and your preferences.

What to do
  1. Preheat the oven (150°C).
  2. Mix the ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Put the mix on a sheet.
  4. Put the sheet in the oven and let it bake for about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Take it out and let it cool down.
  6. Enjoy!

It’s incredibly easy to do, doesn’ttake much time and your kitchen will smell amazing afterwards.

Try it out, it’s not only healthy because it doesn’t have the extra sugars and oils like the granola you get at the grocery store, plus it’s based on your favourite ingredients. Trust me, you will love this after trying it for the first time!

Much love, Chris

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Vegan Nut-free chocolate Spread

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Today, I have created a recipe for a chocolate spread that is not only vegan and much more healthy than other spreads, but also nut-free! When I tasted it, I just knew that I had to share the recipe with you guys – so here we go.

You will need…

(1 portion)

1 tbsp coconut oil

2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp agave syrup

1/2 tbsp rice drink

The recipe

Super quick & easy: Just mix all of the ingredients together! If you want it a bit sweeter, add some agave syrup. If the consistency is still too thick, add a little bit more of the rice drink.

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It tastes amazing with…

1 kornspitz

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 banana (cut into pieces)

I cut the kornspitz into slices (I seriously missed kornspitz so much during my stay in Canada) and „toasted“ it in a pan with the coconut oil. In the end, I added the banana pieces.

When you are done, just spread the chocolate cream on the bread slices. And you’re done. Quick, easy & so delicious if you are craving a sweet breakfast or brunch. It’s quite healthy & also nut-free, in case you are allergic or just don’t like nuts!

Enjoy!

Christine

Winter morning granola

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I try to jazz up my morning granola with different fruit whenever I can. Today, I tried a new mix again, and I love it! It’s made with tangerine, banana and dried dates – lots of seasonal fruits. The combination is delicious and so flavourful, you just need to try it!

Here’s what I used…

100 ml oat drink

1 tangerine

1 banana

2 medjool dates (dried)

30 g spelt granola

The recipe

1. Cut all of the fruit into small pieces & put them into a bowl.

2. Add the granola.

3. Heat up the oat drink in a pot.  When it starts to get hot, pour it into the bowl. You can also enjoy it cold, I just prefer my breakfast to be warm!

And now, enjoy! Super quick & so so yummy!!

Love, Christine

Healthy Vegan French Toast Recipe

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Today, I will show you one of my favourite breakfast recipes: my healthy version of french toast. It is super simple, fills you up and contains healthy ingredients. Nevertheless, it is still very sweet and delicious – perfect, for a morning after the Christmas holidays!

What you will need…

1 multigrain bread roll (or 2-3 slices of multigrain bread)

100 ml coconut milk

2 ml stevia

1 tsp coconut oil

1 banana (ripe ones are sweeter and taste better for this recipe)

1 tsp agave syrup

cinnamon

The recipe

1. Cut the bread roll into slices. Pour the coconut milk into a bowl and add some stevia if you want to sweeten it up a bit. Then dip the bread slices into the coconut milk, so they soak it up.

2. Put the coconut oil into a pan and heat it up (medium to high heat). Then roast the bread slices in the pan until they are a little brown on both sides.

3. Cut the banana into small pieces.

4. Finally, put the bread slices on a plate and top them with the banana pieces, agave syrup and cinnamon for a sweet taste.

And now you can enjoy your breakfast!

Love, Christine