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Grain-free Granola


  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds or sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins (optional)
  • 1/4 cup roasted cacao nibs (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silpat
  3. In a large bowl, combine the coconut, pecans, pumpkin seeds and hemp seeds.
  4. Stir until well combined and set aside.
  5. In a small sauce pan, stir the syrup and coconut oil with vanilla.
  6. Heat the mixture on medium/high heat until it starts to simmer.
  7. Pour the syrup mixture in to the nut and seed mixture and toss until everything is coated.
  8. Spread the mixture on the lined baking sheet.
  9. Bake the mixture for 15 to 20 minutes, checking occasionally to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  10. It should be a toasted brown colour when it is ready.
  11. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 15 minutes.
  12. Stir in the dried cranberries and cocoa nibs and let the granola cool further.

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