Lemon Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup water
1 lemon, zest of
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 cups almonds, roughly chopped,
1 cup pistachios, roughly shopped
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup white sesame seeds
1/4 cup black sesame seeds

1/2 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
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Combine dates, water, lemon zest and cinnamon in a small pan. Bring to boil over medium heat, then simmer for 3-5 minutes. Let cool a little before blending it into a paste in a food processor. Set aside. Mix the paste into the nuts and seeds until well coated.

Preheat oven to 165C/325F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Roughly chop the almonds and pistachios. In a large bowl, combine all nuts and seeds. Mix the paste into the nuts and seeds until well coated.
Spread out onto baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 25-30 minutes or until dry. Turn clusters over half way through. If they seem to take longer than 30 minutes, check regularly afterwards, as they burn quickly past the half-hour mark. Let cool completely. Break up bigger clusters. Stir in coconut. Store in airtight container.
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