Tahini Granola with Orange, Cacao & Mulberries

Tahini Granola with Orange, Cacao & Mulberries

Crisp, nutty, and tasty vegan tahini granola with orange passion. Coconut and cacao nibs are included for crunch and dried mulberries bring a sweet-tart edge. This is an additional flavourful nut-free granola dish.

An overhead shot of tahini granola in a bowl with yogurt and citrus. Cut citrus, a light green matcha latte, and a jar of granola are seen to the side.

An overhead shot of spices and maple syrup being stirred into tahini, creating a swirl effect.

I remained in a bulk grocery store with my containers in tow and an extremely common strategy to get some staples like wild rice and spices. I spied dried mulberries on sale out of the corner of my eye and simply began considering a golden brown tahini granola with mulberries, cacao nibs, and orange. Sweet, sour, wine-y and warm with a little bit of shimmer. I filled among my one quart containers up. That’s the rather dull genesis of this dish, however the outcomes are pure magic.

I wish to include something about those containers too. I shared that I had actually brought my own containers to the bulk shop on Instagram stories a few days ago and had many concerns about how that procedure works. Everybody messaging me appeared really thrilled about the possibility of a waste-free bulk shopping journey, which in turn got me incredibly ecstatic too. I purchase numerous things wholesale and the quantity of little bad plastic bags I was utilizing appeared so counterproductive. I struck up a quite popular bulk food cycle in my area, and they are really cool about very little waste efforts.

How it works: the very first thing you do when you stroll in is go right to the cash-out location and ask the cashier to weigh your containers. At my specific shop, they composed the weight on the bottom of each container with a wax pencil. I had 3 1-quart containers with the specific very same cover and they all can be found in at various weights, so this action is crucial! When you have your weighed containers, you shop/fill up whatever. When you’re prepared to checkout, the cashier deducts the documented weight. Super simple and no requirement to be frightened. Likewise, do not forget your fabric lug bags for bringing whatever house;-RRB-

We are taking those little actions towards decreasing single usage products this year. I never ever put my fruit and vegetables in bags at the supermarket, however sort of needed to a few days ago when I purchased loose brussels sprouts (didn’t have sufficient totes on me to make it work), so a few of these bags may be my next purchase. I likewise utilized to be the world’s most passionate and passionate user of parchment paper, however am attempting to provide my Silpat more of an exercise nowadays. While they do offer eco-friendly variations of parchment which oftentimes you can get numerous usages out of one sheet, however I truthfully discover utilizing the Silpat much easier! May require to get another for numerous trays of roasted veg though;-RRB- Slow and little actions!

We are heading to Turks and Caicos tomorrow for some heat and most absolutely some peaceful and peaceful times. We wished to go someplace warm, and tempted by the pledge of whole stretches of beautiful beach to yourself, we got on a seat sale. I’ll most likely be publishing a teeny little bit of the journey on Instagram if you’re interested. In the meantime, enjoy this traditional high ambiance bulk store staple with a couple of expensive upgrades!

Overhead image shows a hand stirring together a granola mixture, pre-baking.

Overhead image shows measuring cups with cacao nibs and mulberries in them.

An up close, overhead image of golden granola with big coconut flakes.

An overhead shot of tahini granola in a bowl with yogurt and citrus. Cut citrus, a light green matcha latte, and a jar of granola are seen to the side.

Image shows an open kitchen shelf with jars of seeds, grains, coconut, and granola.

Tahini Granola with Orange, Cacao & Mulberries

Crisp, nutty, and tasty vegan tahini granola with orange passion. Coconut and cacao nibs are included for crunch and dried mulberries bring a sweet-tart edge. This is an additional flavourful nut-free granola dish.

PREPARATION TIME 20 minutes COOK TIME 45 minutes OVERALL TIME 1 hr 5 minutes

Course Breakfast, Treat Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 6 cups

Author: Laura Wright


  • 4 cups rolled oats ( licensed gluten-free oats, if required)
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup melted additional virgin coconut oil
  • passion of 1 medium-sized orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon great sea salt
  • 1/2 cup big flake coconut
  • 1/4 cup raw sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried mulberries
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs


  • Preheat the oven to 350 ° F. Line a big baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Location the oats on the ready flat pan. Location the baking sheet in the oven and toast the oats for 10 minutes. When you eliminate the oats, lower the oven’s heat to 325 degrees F.
  • In a big bowl, blend together the tahini, maple syrup, vanilla, coconut oil, orange passion, cinnamon, cardamom, and sea salt. When you have a gloppy and homogenous mix, stir in the toasted oats, coconut, and sesame seeds to coat.
  • Spread the layered oat mix onto the ready flat pan, making sure the most even layer possible. Location the baking sheet in the oven and bake up until granola is deep golden brown, about 32-35 minutes. Stir and turn the granola every 10 minutes approximately.
  • When you have actually eliminated the tahini granola from the oven, stir in the mulberries and cacao nibs while it is still warm. Permit the tahini granola to cool totally prior to keeping in a sealed container.


  • If you do not like tahini, I would advise any of the following butters to change it: raw cashew, hazelnut, walnut or pumpkin seed. If you wish to utilize almond butter, I ‘d take the orange passion out of the formula.
  • This granola will keep in a sealed container at space temperature level for as much as 2 weeks.
  • I enjoy this granola with coconut milk-based yogurt. The flavour mix simply sparkles.
  • Tahini brand names differ in flavour and quality, which is very important to keep in mind for this dish particularly. My favourites are by Soom and Shirley Bar Living.

Program Conceal 33 remarks

  • Patricia Scarpin

    I enjoy the concept of including tahini to granola– definitely genius! Your images are breathtakingly lovely. Love the dishes too! Reply

  • thefolia

    This looks too delicious to skip going to make some today! My co-op has a weigh station beside the bulk so I weigh my glass containers myself. Take me with you to Turks and Caicios, my bones might utilize some heating up now. Pleased and safe journeys. Reply

  • Erin at Pure Banquet

    Oh wow, enjoy the noise of this combination! Will absolutely require to attempt. Have a good time in Turks and Caicos, sunbathing with your incredibly sweet Yeti rambler by your side.:-RRB- Reply

  • Lacey

    Looks and sounds delish. I am believing I would sub goji berries though … ideas or other ideas for changing the mulberries?

    Enjoy your journey !! Reply

    • Laura

      I believe goji berries would be fantastic! Or perhaps dried sour cherries would be so bomb here. Sliced up dates too!
      – L Reply

  • Aiden

    Hi! I’m questioning your note re: the variations in tahini quality … Any ideas re: Nuts To You Organic tahini? I would be unfortunate to let this dish down with a substandard tahini.

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    • Laura

      Hello Aiden!
      I have actually never ever in fact attempted that brand name, so can’t be completely sure. If you enjoy the taste of it, I state go all out;-RRB-
      – L Reply

      • Aiden

        Thanks a lot, Laura. I’m quite eagerly anticipating attempting this out.:-RRB-

  • Sabine

    love! would likewise enjoy to understand where you get your containers and containers from? they’re so distinct! Reply

    • Laura

      Hello Sabine,
      Do you suggest the wood topped ones on my rack in the last picture? Those were a fortunate discover at HomeSense (or House Item in the United States + in other places). The Container Shop offers an extremely comparable variation though! And you can get wood covers for Weck containers now also.
      – L Reply

  • Sally

    Wow, how fortunate discover to dried mulberries. They grow wild where I live, many people treat them as a weed however I might need to dry some on my own this year. Reply

  • Rachel @Clean Consuming for the Non-Hippie

    Oh. My. Word. Reply

  • Emily von Euw

    Fuck yes. Reply

  • Sandy

    I practically just make your Mega CLump Granola from your book nowadays (so excellent!) however this one is getting made as soon as possible. That taste mix sounds dreamy.

    One concern though: I make my own tahini out of entire sesame seeds. Quality is fantastic however it’s of the darker, more bitter range. Rather than the lighter tahini constructed of hulled seeds. Would that still work as composed in the dish or should I lower the amount? Reply

    • Laura

      Hello Sandy!
      If you’re utilizing homemade tahini from unhulled sesame seeds, I may take the quantity back to a 1/3 cup. Let me understand what it tastes like (and what the texture resembles) if you attempt it!:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • Sarah|Well and Complete

    I want there was a bulk grocery store around here!! Whole Foods has a bulk area however it would be so cool to have an entire shop committed to it !! However in 2018 among my objectives was to recycle more and have less garbage, so I’m thrilled to generate my mason containers as quickly as I lack quinoa and millet;-RRB- Reply

  • Chloe

    yummmm, went to my regional bulk foods store, containers in tow, and made it this afternoon. It smells fantastic– I enjoy cardamon, tahini and coconut. I utilized homemade tahini, honey rather of maple, pepitas, sunflower seeds, walnuts and dried figs … due to the fact that why not. Thanks for the motivation (both the dish and motivating me to take the containers to the store). Love Chloe, from Perth, residing in Canberra, Aus xxx Reply

  • Fresh to Death

    How do you keep your crispy veggies from getting drooping in the refrigerator without the vapor membrane of plastic bags? Reply

    • Laura

      I tend to go through my veggies rather quickly due to the fact that we have actually entered a rhythm of purchasing simply the correct amount for our home week after week. For things like celery, radishes, and carrots, I clean up and cut them, then keep them covered in water in glass sealable containers. They normally keep for about 5-7 days like this with a midweek water modification. Lettuces and greens get cleaned up, cut, and are saved in a sealable container with a somewhat wet paper towel. I understand that paper towel is a single usage thing, however I do what I can, and it actually does assist keep the greens much better.
      – L Reply

  • Jessica Paroda

    Not food associated however where do you tend purchase containers and cylinders? Reply

    • Laura

      I have actually discovered a great deal of mine at HomeSense (House Item in the United States and in other places). The Container Shop offers wood-topped ones like mine that you can see in the one picture. For tight sealing containers, I tend to choose Weck or Ball brand name containers.
      – L Reply

  • Barb

    This looks fantastic. I can’t wait to attempt it.

    Barb Reply

  • Shannon

    Thank you a lot for speaking about your efforts to lower waste Laura! I enjoy your blog/Instagram and material like this makes me a lot more ecstatic to read your posts. Please keep sharing! Reply

  • Shimmy

    Hey Laura, I made this granola last night and it was definitely magnificent! I had all the components on hand currently. I’m consumed, I believe this is my brand-new preferred granola for the unforeseeable future. Thank you

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