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Buckwheat, date, coconut and pecan granola
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Buckwheat, date, coconut and pecan granola

Make your own muesli and start the day well with buckwheat, date, coconut and pecan granola. Breakfast has never been healthier or tastier.
Serves: 12
Time to make: 45 mins
Hands-on time: 10 mins
Total cost: $7.92 / $0.66 per serve

(at time of publication)

HFG tip

Granola keeps in an airtight container for about a month.

Serve granola with fresh fruit, some plain low-fat yoghurt and a splash of milk.

What we did

  • Changed to wholegrain oats to increase the fibre.
  • Halved the saturated fat by leaving out the coconut oil and not using too much coconut.


  • How much honey or agave, maple and rice syrups are used, as they are still sugars.
  • Your serving size – 50g is about a third of a cup.
  • Adding yoghurt, milk or a milk alternative increases energy, protein and fat. If using a milk alternative, choose one that’s calcium fortified and high in protein.
ClassicHFG Makeover 
970kJ860kJ11% fewer kJ
12g fat7g fat42% less fat
6g saturated fat3g saturated fat50% less saturated fat
4g fibre5g fibre25% more fibre

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Photographer: Mark O'Meara

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