It can no longer be denied: winter has arrived. Temperatures drop below freezing at night and autumn leaves sparsely decorate the trees. The good thing about winter: You feel right at home. It also means that you travel less and therefore cook and bake more at home. You also take longer to eat breakfast, because you’re less eager to go outdoors when the weather’s bad. And what better way to start the day than with something sweet, but not totally unhealthy? This is where gingerbread granola comes in, or as a friend of mine used to say: healthy chocolate churros.
If you don’t like the taste of gingerbread at all, of course, you can’t add gingerbread seasoning to granola. However, I think it is really delicious at the beginning of the Christmas season. Admittedly, I also use it less and less during the Christmas season, because you seem to constantly experience the smell and taste of gingerbread during the Christmas season. Healthy chocolate balls out of the oven. Healthy because you don’t use granulated sugar, and even if the color might suggest it, not chocolate, but cocoa powder. Maple syrup is used as a sweetener for gingerbread granola. If you choose If you’re interested in alternatives to sugar for sweetening, we’ve rounded up our favorites for you here.
You can serve gingerbread granola with milk or yogurt. According to your taste. I prefer the homemade version with greek yogurt though. Then there is pomelo. It brings some fruity sweetness, but also light bitter notes in play and rounds out the taste of the Winter Bowl with Gingerbread Granola perfectly.
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Winter Bowl: Gingerbread granola with yogurt and pomelo
Our Gingerbread Granola brings the Christmas spirit to the breakfast table.
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees (circular air). Mix all ingredients except yogurt and fruit together in a bowl. Spread the mixture evenly on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in the oven for 22 minutes, until everything is nice and crispy.
Turn from time to time so that the top side is not too dark. Then take it out and let it cool down.
For the bowl, put gingerbread granola with yogurt and pomelo in a bowl and enjoy together.
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