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Pecan Maple Granola

Pecan Maple Granola

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15 minutes
50 minutes


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • cups pecans
  • ¾ cups pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup warmed


  • Preheat a fan-forced oven to 120°C (250°F).
  • Combine oats, pecans, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon and orange zest in a large bowl.
  • Pour warmed maple syrup and vanilla into the dry ingredients and mix through until oats and nuts are well coated.
  • Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper.
  • Divide the granola onto the trays and evenly spread the mixture out into one layer. Keep the granola well-spaced so it keeps it crunchy and less likely to become soggy.
  • Place the trays in preheated oven and bake for oven for approximately 50 minutes or until golden brown. Continue to check muesli and give it mix now and then to prevent burning.
  • Once baked, cool muesli on trays. Store in an airtight container.
  • Serve ½ cup with milk of your choice or Greek yoghurt. Add ½ cup raspberries or blueberries or other fruit for some natural sweetness.


1 serve = 45g (½ cup).   
Berry yoghurt crunch: Place granola in a parfait glass, add a few dollops of good natural yoghurt and top with berries
For a complete breakfast: add ½ cup blueberries and ½ cup reduced fat Greek yoghurt. This provides: Calories: 382kcal (1604 kJ), Carbohydrates: 33g, Protein: 15.8g, Fat: 18.7g, Saturated Fat: 3.4g, Fibre: 8.6g.
Recipe courtesy of Rebecca McPhee, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as required. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for personalises advice.

Nutritional information (per serve)

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.4g | Protein: 5.7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Sodium: 3.6mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 3.2g | Sugar: 4.9g
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