Hello everyone, welcome to my latest recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Roasted Cashew Nut & Honey Puffed Granola.

I’m away from a long weekend with friends in Dublin – there is plenty of gluten and dairy free choices so that is keeping me happy!  Had an amazing meal at the hotel last night with friends and I’ve just finished a lovely breakfast of gluten free bread with eggs, chorizo and avocado and of course a giant soya milk cappuccino.

I had a big bag of gluten free honey puffed rice I got in Holland and Barrett’s penny sale and was sick of it as a breakfast cereal on its own so I used it as a base for this granola.

I was trying to be arty with the photograph of it spilling out the jar – unfortunately the reality of the situation was the it went everywhere.  Poor Ollie cat who was minding his own business having his breakfast in the corner of the kitchen was unceremoniously showered in gluten free granola.

Despite the mess I was pretty happy with the granola, I hope you like the recipe too.


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Roasted Cashew Nut & Honey Puffed Granola (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 8
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 150 oC
  2. Heat the sugar, cinnamon, oil and honey or maple syrup in a small saucepan for about 3-5 minutes
  3. Place the oats and cashew nuts in a large bowl and pour over the mix from the saucepan
  4. Stir well until oats are coated in the sugar mix
  5. Spread out the oats on a large baking sheet covered by parchment paper and place in the oven for 15 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven and stir the oats, return to the oven for another 10 minutes
  7. Remove the granola from the oven and allow to cool, it will harden during cooling
  8. Stir in the honey puffed rice and store in airtight container
Keywords: gluten free oats
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