100g dried apricots
1tsp vanilla extract
1/2tbsp mixed spices
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
50g whole linseeds/flaxseeds
50g oat bran
50g pumpkin seeds
50g almonds, whole, flaked or ground
2tbsp rapeseed oil
200ml unsweetened apple Juice
50g dried cranberries
50g sunflower seeds
Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/gas mark 3.
Mix the oil with the apple juice and honey in a large pan and simmer for a few minutes to combine.
In a separate bowl mix all of the dry ingredients together, except for the dried fruits.
Then stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.
Squeeze the wet mixture together with your hands, to form small clusters, before spreading out on to two large baking trays that have been lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 45 minutes, turning and breaking up the cereal every 10 minutes or so.
Stir in the dried fruits and bake for a further 15 minutes.
Cool, then store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
Serve with natural yoghurt, blueberries and raspberries.
High in Calcium & Omega-3
Source of Vitamin C and Folate