4 pears, cored and roughly chopped
1/2–1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp coconut oil or mild/medium (not extra virgin) olive oil
2 tbsp xylitolXylitol is a completely natural sweetener that looks and tastes like sugar. It is naturally occurring in many fruits and vegetables…. (or brown sugar) 50g (2oz) whole oat flakes
1 tbsp flaked almonds
1 tbsp ground almonds
1 tbsp roughly chopped macadamia nuts, hazelnuts or any other raw, unsalted nut
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
400g (14oz) live natural yoghurt or soya yoghurt
1 Place the pears and a splash of water in a saucepan, cover and simmer for 3–5 minutes or until fairly soft. Add a little cinnamon to taste. Set aside to cool.
2 Gently heat the oil in a frying pan, then add the xylitol, oats, nuts and seeds, and stir for a couple of minutes or so to allow the oats to toast slightly. Set aside to cool.
3 Divide the stewed pears between four shallow glasses or bowls, cover with the yoghurt and top with the granola.
Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free if you use soya yoghurt • V • Can be made half an hour in advance if you add a squeeze of lemon juice to stop it from discolouring and store it in the fridge
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