Honey & Rosemary Granola with Spiced Baked Apples & Pears

July 5 2019
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Guys, this week's new recipe is a honey and rosemary granola with spiced baked apples and pears. This recipe is delicious for breakfast and is also perfect as a ‘healthier’ dessert.

In the step-by-step video, I show you how I prepare this for quick ‘on-the-go’ breakfasts and also how I plate it up for guests or a special occasion.

Blending the mixture in a food processor gives the granola those delicious crunchy chewy chunks. Yum! If you don’t have a food processor you could finely chop all the dry ingredients and then mix them in a bowl with the wet ingredients and spices to combine.

Feel free to mix and match the two recipes as you need. Peaches, nectarines, or apricots would be a delicious alternative to the baked apples and pears - depending on the season you’re in.

Let me know if you have any questions and I hope you enjoy the recipe!

 

 

 

Honey & Rosemary Granola with Spiced Baked Apples & Pears  |  Gather & Feast

Ingredients

GF, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free
30 minutes prep time + 60 minutes cooking time
6-8

Rosemary Honey Granola

  • 1½ cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup natural almonds
  • 1 cup natural walnuts
  • ½ cup natural brazil nuts
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 4 tbs raw honey
  • 2 tbs fresh rosemary leaves 
  • Pinch sea salt


Spiced Baked Apple & Pears

  • 2 large apples
  • 3 large pears
  • 1 tbs cinnamon
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 2 tbs raw honey
  • 3 whole star anise
  • 5 whole cloves
     

For Plating

  • Thick unsweetened natural yoghurt or coconut yoghurt
  • 1 fresh apple or pear, finely sliced
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs
  • Black chia seeds
  • Honey to drizzle

Method

Spiced Baked Apples & Pears

  1. Preheat oven to 200C / 390F.
  2. Roughly chop the apples and pears into 1 inch sized pieces.
  3. Place into a paper lined baking dish.
  4. Add the cinnamon, vanilla, honey, star anise, and cloves then stir to combine.
  5. Bake for 1 hour, giving them a stir halfway through the cooking time.
  6. Once cooked, remove from the oven and set aside to cool slightly.


Rosemary Honey Granola

  1. In a food processor combine the rolled oats, almonds, walnuts, brazil nuts, cinnamon, olive oil, raw honey, fresh rosemary leaves, and a pinch of sea salt and pulse until coarsely ground.
  2. Spread out onto a paper lined baking tray and bake at 180C / 350F for 15 minutes, stirring the granola every 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.


To Assemble

  1. On a serving plate, dollop and smear a few large spoonfuls of yoghurt.
  2. Top with spoonfuls of the baked apples and pears, sprinkle the granola, add some fresh sliced apple or pear, sprinkle some chia seeds, add a few rosemary sprigs, and drizzle with honey. Serve and enjoy!


Breakfast Pots

  1. To make the breakfast pots simply layer a few spoonfuls of yoghurt, the apple and pear mixture, the granola, some freshly sliced apple or pear, a sprinkle of chia seeds, and a drizzle of honey into jars then pop them into the fridge. The breakfast pots will keep for a few days. 


*This honey rosemary granola would also taste delicious with fresh stone fruit instead of the baked apples and pears.

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