2 tbsp vegetable oil
125 ml maple syrup (or honey, golden syrup, brown sugar/water syrup- or 100 ml and 1/3 cup brown sugar)
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
300g rolled oats (2 cups)
50g sunflower seeds (1/3 cup)
4 tbsp sesame seeds
50g pumpkin seeds (1/3 cup)
100g flaked almonds (2/3 cup, or other nuts)
100g dried berries (2/3 cup, eg apricots, dried strawberries)
50g coconut flakes or desicated coconut (2/3 cup)
Heat oven to 150C/fan 130C/gas 2. Mix the oil, maple syrup, honey and vanilla in a large bowl. Tip in all the remaining ingredients, except the dried fruit and coconut, and mix well.
Tip the granola on to a big non-stick baking tray and spread evenly. Bake for 15 minutes, then mix in the coconut and dried fruit, and bake for 10-15 mins more. Remove and scrape onto a flat tray to cool.
Serve with cold milk or yoghurt. The granola can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month.