Jan 7, 2015

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♥ Matcha Cranberry Granola ♥


Less sugar, less fat and healthy food? The question is, how to bake healthier? Thanks Natvia for offering this great way to bake organically with less calories!



Natvia is a sweetener which is made out of organic stevia. This 100% natural sugar is a great healthy substitute to our white sugar because it is 97% less calories, that is only 0.4 calories per serving! 
How great is that?



As a 1 for 1 replacement in this recipe, I used Natvia instead of brown sugar to produce this low carbs, non-artificial and high-antioxidant green tea breakfast granola.
The combination of matcha and cranberry has also assembled the theme colour of Natvia as the first credit to Natvia.



This post is part of the monthly link up party Our Growing Edge. This event aims to connect food bloggers and inspire us to try new things. This month is hosted by Francesca at Fearless Kitchen.

You'll need:
180g (2 cup) old fashion rolled oats
110g (1 cup) chopped walnuts
2 tbsp matcha powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp Natvia
3 tbsp rice bran oil
4 tbsp honey
110g (1 cup) dried cranberries

How to make matcha green tea granola:
  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking sheet with aluminium foil, set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine rolled oats, walnuts, matcha powder, salt and Natvia.
  3. Add rice bran oil or any other vegetable oil, honey. Mix well to combine.
  4. Spread evenly onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes. Toss occasionally.
  5. Remove from oven and toss in dried cranberries while granola is still warm. Let cool completely and store in airtight container.
With all my love <3

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