Chocolate Granola

Packed with oaty goodness, providing a great source of brain-fuelling energy, this is an easy and luxurious breakfast option which can be made ahead and kept in an airtight container for up to two weeks. 

Easy indulgence to help get you out of bed in the morning and fuelled up to get cracking on your new start up business venture.

Why not try it with a topping of yoghurt instead of milk?

chocolate granola recipe to help you get out of bed in the morning to get started on your new start up business plansPrep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

  • 200g jumbo oats
  • 75g walnut pieces*, roughly chopped (or other nuts, such as macadamia)
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 100g raisins
  • 25g plain chocolate chips

Total cost: £1.85
Cost per serving: £0.46

Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.

Place the oats, walnuts and cocoa in a large baking tray and spread out evenly. Bake for 5 minutes. Allow to cool. Stir in the raisins and chocolate chips.

Serve with milk, topped with sliced banana.

Hints and Tips

You could swap the cocoa with drinking chocolate and try either milk or white chocolate chips. For added indulgence add extra chocolate chips or nuts.

Nutritional Information

Nutrient Per portion Per 100g
Calories 431 429
Protein 10 10
Fat (mainly PUFA and MUFA from the nuts) 19 19
 of which Saturated Fat 2.5 2.5
Carbohydrate 58 58
 of which Sugar (half coming from natural sources 21 21
Sodum equivalent 0.5 0.5

*Nutritional analysis for walnuts

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