Flahavan’s toasted nut granola

· 9 May

 

Congrats, we made it through another week! Treat yourself to an incredibly delicious but fuss free breakfast – Flahavan’s Granola. The only difficult thing about it is choosing between our Toasted Nut variety or our Red Berry one!

Flahavan’s toasted nut granola

Congrats, we made it through another week! Treat yourself to an incredibly delicious but fuss free breakfast – Flahavan’s Granola. The only difficult thing about it is choosing between our Toasted Nut variety or our Red Berry one!

Mary Flahavan’s Apple & Cranberry Crumble

blackberry crumble
Deep Filled Apple and Cranberry Crumble
Makes 8-10 servings.
Ingredients
Sweet Pastry
160g (6oz) plain flour
55g (2oz) caster sugar
75g (3oz) butter
1 egg
Compote
4 large cooking apples, peeled and sliced
150g (6oz) cranberries (fresh or dried)
100g (4oz) caster sugar
2 tbsp. water
Crumble
75g (3oz) flour
75g (3oz) butter
75g (3oz) brown sugar
75g (3oz) Flahavan’s Progress Oatlets
Method
  1.  Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. To make pastry, sift the flour, add the caster sugar and rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add enough beaten egg to bind the pastry. The pastry can also be made using a food processor.
  4. Cut a circle of parchment to fit a large pastry dish, sprinkle with flour, roll out the pastry on the floured parchment and then slide it into the dish and bake blind for about 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile boil the ingredients for compote for 3 – 4 minutes.
  6. When pastry is baked, fill with the apple and cranberry compote.
  7. To make the crumble topping, combine the flour, sugar, butter and oats in a food processor until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs. (Add the oats last if you would like them to stay coarse and be visible in the crumble).
  8. Sprinkle the crumble over the fruit and bake in the oven for about 40 minutes.
  9. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
 http://www.flahavans.ie/recipes/deep-filled-apple-and-cranberry-crumble-/419

Healthy Prepare Ahead Organic Porridge

winter warmer porridge

Soak your oats and dried fruit overnight in apple juice and you’ll have a delicious porridge in the morning to pack into a tub and take to work.
Serves 3-4
Ingredients
200g/7oz Flahavan’s Organic Oats
500ml /1 pint organic apple juice
150g /6oz organic dried fruits (prunes, apricots, dried apple, raisins and pear) chopped
200ml /7floz organic natural yogurt
Method
Place the oats in a non metallic bowl and stir in the apple juice and dried fruits. Cover and place in the fridge overnight where it will swell up and thicken.  Stir yogurt into the porridge just before serving.