This nutty and fruity cereal is packed with nutritional goodness. You can make this recipe up and store it in
the refrigerator and enjoy in small snacks throughout the day or eat for breakfast, with added fresh fruit. Serves 8
1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped
2 tablespoons chia
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon pink Himalayan or Celtic sea salt Juice of 2 mandarins
1 tablespoon mandarin zest
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 cup (4 oz/115 g) almonds, soaked in water for 3–8 hours 1 cup (4 oz/115 g) walnuts, soaked in water for 3–8 hours 1⁄2 cup (21⁄2 oz/70 g) pumpkin seeds
1⁄2 cup (21⁄2 oz/75 g) sunflower seeds
1 cup (4 oz/115 g) cranberries
Sliced bananas, to serve
Flaxseed oil, to drizzle
Put the apple, 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, the cinnamon, salt, mandarin juice and zests in the bowl of a food processor and blend until chunky. Be careful not to over-blend the mixture. Tip into a bowl.
Process the nuts until chunky, then add to the bowl with the chia mixture. Add the seeds, cranberries and remaining chia seeds and mix together until well combined. Store, covered, in the refrigerator to allow the flavours to blend overnight.
Divide between breakfast bowls and serve with sliced banana and drizzle flaxseed oil over the top.