Secret Ingredient Low-Carb Granola

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Secret Ingredient Low-Carb Granola

1 hour 10 minutes
Calories 850kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pinenuts (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1 1/4 cups whole almonds (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup pecans (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup pepitas (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup flax seed meal (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1 cup coconut (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest (34 g/ 1.2 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 150 °C/ 300 °F.
  • Combine all nuts, seeds and spices, except for the salt and orange zest, into a large bowl.
  • Melt the coconut oil in a small pan or carefully in the microwave.
  • Add the sugar-free maple syrup and mix well.
  • Pour melted ingredients into nut and seed mix and combine thoroughly.
  • Spread mixture out in an even layer onto a lined baking tray and bake for 60 minutes.
  • Stir every 15 minutes and keep a close eye on it after the 45 minute mark, it can easily go from toasted to scorched.
  • Once brown and crunchy, remove from oven and let cool.
  • While still warm, but not hot, sprinkle sea salt and orange zest over granola and stir through.
  • Once chilled, transfer into a jar or airtight container and keep at room temperature for up to a month.
  • If it's not enough, eat 1/2 cup - it will still be very low in carbs!).
  • Serve with plain full-fat yogurt, unsweetened almond milk, cashew milk or coconut milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 850kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:40:12.

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