cocoa sea salt buckwheat granola yogurt bowl (gluten free, nut free).

cocoa sea salt buckwheat granola yogurt bowl (gluten free, nut free).

perfectly crunchy and chocolatey buckwheat granola.

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i am on SUCH a kick with this breakfast. it’s so quick, easy, and completely satisfying. i like to start my day off on the right foot- and this yogurt + granola combo with some fresh fruit really does the trick. i love to mix some chocolate protein powder into my yogurt for a creamy, chocolatey bowl topped with this crunchy buckwheat granola.

this delicious granola is gluten free, vegan, nut free, and nutrient-dense. plus, it makes a ton, which is always a huge bonus!

enjoy! xx

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recipe

  • 3 cups rolled oats 

  • 2 cups buckwheat

  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes

  • 3 tbsp chia seeds

  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar

  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup (must be a liquid sweetener here)

  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/4 tsp of sea salt, plus more for sprinkling 

instructions

1. preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

2. in a large bowl combine oats, buckwheat, coconut flakes, chia seeds, coconut sugar, and sea salt

3. in a small saucepan over low-medium heat, melt coconut oil, then whisk in honey, vanilla, and cocoa powder. whisk until a smooth chocolate sauce forms.

4. pour chocolate sauce over dry and mix well- be patient and make sure everything gets evenly coated.

5. spread mixture out in an even layer on a lined baking sheet and press firmly with the back of a spatula to ensure that the mixture is compact

6. bake for 15-17 minutes. keep an eye on the granola to avoid burning, as all ovens will vary.

7. remove from oven, toss granola to give it a good stir, and place back in oven to bake for another 3-5 minutes, stirring every 3-4 minutes until toasted and fragrant. sprinkle with extra flakey sea salt and stir once more. store leftover granola in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks, or freeze for longer.

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