Tahini, Chai + Orange Granola

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Tahini for Breakfast, Lunch + Dinner?

For anyone who has been to one of our workshops, you will know how obsessed with TAHINI we are! 
Even better we have come up with a recipe that allows us to have it for breakfast as well!


Tahini is purely ground up sesame seeds.
Sesame seeds are extremely high in calcium, iron, protein, magnesium and vitamin E making them a power house for people who do not consume dairy products.
For those of you in Christchurch, NZ there is only one place to get your tahini...

Piko Wholefoods Unhulled Tahini from their bulk bins


 

Tahini, Chai + Orange Granola 

Ingredients 

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3 cups oats

2 cups shredded coconut

1 cup almonds, roughly chopped

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 cup sunflower seeds

4 Tbsp sesame seeds

4 Tbsp chia seeds

¾ cup raisins

 Sauce

2 bags chai tea

1 orange, juice and zest

2 medjool dates

¼ cup tahini

2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted

½ tsp ground ginger

½ tsp cinnamon

Pinch salt

Method

Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius, line two baking trays with baking paper.

In ½ cup of boiling water, steep 2 bags of chai tea for 5-10 minutes.
In a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients together, except for the raisins and set aside. 
Remove the tea bags from the water and pour into a blender, add all remaining sauce ingredients. Blend until smooth.

Add the sauce to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Then spread
evenly over 2 baking trays. Cook for 15-20mins or until golden brown. While
cooking ensure that you keep a close eye on it and turn granola over often.
Once cooked stir through the raisins and leave to cool.

Enjoy x

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RecipesRosa Flanagan