1½ cup oat flakes
½ cup pumpkin seeds
½ cup sunflower seeds
¾ cup pecan nuts
2½ tbsp date syrup
¼ cup virgin coconut oil
¼ cup coconut sugar or dark sugar
¾ tsp salt
12 dates, pitted and chopped
2 tsp cinnamon
1½ tsp cardamom
Place oat flakes, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, date syrup, coconut oil, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Mix to combine. Preheat the oven to 150°C. Spread the granola mixture on an oven tin lined with baking paper.
Bake for 35-40 mins, stirring every 10 minutes, until the granola is toasted.
Transfer the toasted granola to a large bowl. Add chopped dates, cinnamon and cardamom. Mix well, and let it cool completely.
Serve with yogurt, fresh berries or fruit, and honey.
Tip: Date granola keeps in an airtight container for up to 1 month. Prepare a big batch, and enjoy for suhour as a quick, nutritious breakfast.